Books tagged: property rights

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Slavery: America's Fatal Compromise
By Joan Kennedy Taylor
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2010 by Worthy Shorts. Category: Essay
This essay answers the following question- how could the United States, a country based consciously on philosopher John Locke's idea of the "rights of man," come into existence incorporating the institution of slavery? But it does more than this; it ties this "fatal compromise" to its fatal consequences: a gradual erosion of rights that has occurred across all of our country’s history.
The Social Mortgage of Intellectual Property
By David Carey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,310. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012 by Acton Institute. Category: Nonfiction
The AIDs crisis in Africa has given the once-esoteric question of intellectual property rights critical and immediate significance. The issue of pharmaceutical patents is but one dimension of a broad and complicated area at the intersection of law, economics, and ethics.
Mind Puppet
By Steve Gillman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,990. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Category: Essay
You are manipulated by your own mind, the author of Mind Puppet says. In the other nine essays he suggests we disrespect the flag, get rid of retirement, put a dollar value on human life, and stop prosecuting corporate crime, among other ideas.