Land Reform, Reparations, A Libertarian Perspective

From: A Sent: Thursday, September 28, 2017 5:47 AM To: wblock@loyno.edu Subject: A question on “Socialist Land Reforms” Dear Dr. Block: Mises wrote this about pre-capitalist conditions: The pre-capitalistic system of product was restrictive. Its historical basis was military conquest. The victorious kings had given the land to their paladins [i]. Question –Is it legitimate for the state to forcibly redistribute land (title and ownership – not tenancy rights) as part of a Property Rights program? I came up with a fictional example (sorry to Tax your patience, because taxation IS theft): Let us say that in a country called … Continue reading Land Reform, Reparations, A Libertarian Perspective