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Tattoos, signals, and property rights

Tattoos have a long history (even Queen Victoria reportedly had a tattoo; see the TED video below), but why do people get tattoos? We see tattoos (or “body art” more generally) as a form of signaling, so  30 more words


Governor Brown Signs Sustainable Groundwater Management Act

“The three-bill package, composed of AB 1739 (Dickinson), SB 1168 (Pavley) and SB 1319 (Pavley), requires the formation of new local groundwater sustainability agencies responsible for establishing long-term locally-based groundwater management plans and ultimately protecting groundwater quality within their jurisdictions.”
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Corporate bullying: Expropriating for private purposes in Nova Scotia

Elizabeth Brubaker

Nova Scotia’s Expropriation Act authorizes the taking of private land for public works and other public purposes. But expropriation in the province increasingly serves private purposes, helping international resource development companies acquire land at reduced prices. 1,898 more words

Elizabeth Brubaker

HOA Residents Attempting to Become a Municipality

The HOA, Association of Poinciana Villages (FL), wants to become a city. In fact, a group of residents have been attempting to become a municipal corporation for several years.  640 more words


Residents will never get fair treatment in HOAs, because of this fundamental flaw

What would you say if I told you that your neighbor voted for the Mayor of your city seven times in the last election? And what if you learned in the news that the owner of the apartment high rise down town voted 240 times at the polls? 512 more words


Scotland votes: Fred Harrison about the Recovery of Private Rights

Fred Harrison published this article

The recovery of Private Rights

already at August, 6.

Nonetheless, the article may still serve as an amazing and timeless background music to the noise of the voting for Scotland’s independency. 52 more words