Posts tagged property rights

Black Bottom

Here’s a story about Black Bottom LLC, in Detroit. If you don’t know this history, it is something that you ought to know. If you don’t know this group, then they are some folks you ought to check out.

Shared Article from NPR.org

Who Fixes Detroit? Young Black Detroiters Want To Resurrect A Lo…

Black Bottom was once a vibrant black oasis in Detroit, till it was demolished for a freeway. Now, young black visionaries in Detroit are experimentin…

npr.org (via Lester Spence)


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Friday Lazy Linking

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<li><p><a href="http://www.qwantz.com/index.php?comic=1979">i thought "everybody independently somehow" was kind of an awkward way to begin a sentence, so i did a google search and nobody had ever said it on the internet before!  EVERYONE we are in UNCHARTED LINGUISTIC TERRITORY HERE. <cite>Dinosaur Comics</cite> (2011-06-10)</a>. <q>archive - contact - sexy exciting merchandise - cute - search - about← previousJune 10th, 2011nextJune 10th, 2011: Haha, okay, so wanting to hang out with my awesome readers I thought I'd start a BRAND NEW FANCY FORUM for Dinosaur Comics! And to make it super awesome it's part of...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Friday 2011-06-10.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://feeds.jockcoats.me/~r/jocksplace/~3/Es07yscgMJ4/how_state_helps_most_powerful">How the state helps the most powerful. Jock, <cite>Anarchoblogs in English</cite> (2011-06-09)</a>. <q>People moan lots about Tesco; about their seeming endless ability to land bank; their willingness to take over local businesses and &quot;Tescopolise&quot; whole towns.  But they rarely think about how it is in fact the very state apparatus that so many see as a bastion against the so called &quot;excesses&quot;...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Friday 2011-06-10.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://radicalglasgowblog.blogspot.com/2011/06/and-universities.html">annarky’s blog. 2011-06-09 14:00:00. ann arky, <cite>Anarchoblogs in English</cite> (2011-06-09)</a>. <q>   &quot;EXTREMISTS&quot; AND UNIVERSITIES.        Recently the Cameron/Clegg millionaire cabal have been shouting there mouths off about universities not doing enough to crack down on extremists. To most people in this country, this is interpreted as meaning violent Muslim extremists, but however that is not how it will unfold. It will encompass...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Friday 2011-06-10.)</em></p></li>

Monday Lazy Linking

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<li><p><a href="http://www.thefreemanonline.org/featured/intellectual-property-silly-or-sinister/">Intellectual Property: Silly or Sinister? David K. Levine, <cite>The Freeman | Ideas On Liberty</cite> (2010-12-22)</a>. <q>Imagine a land recently seized from a foreign power where there is little law and a lot of gold. Since nature abhors a vacuum, prospectors quickly adopt the conventions of private property: Whoever is first to put four stakes in the ground is the proud owner of the land and...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Friday 2010-12-24.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://reason.com/archives/2010/12/21/how-to-record-the-cops">How to Record the Cops. Radley Balko, <cite>Radley Balko: Reason Magazine articles and blog posts.</cite> (2010-12-21)</a>. <q>What’s the best way to record the cops? Here’s a quick run-down of the choices. Cameras without wireless networking capabilities are the least attractive option. If they are destroyed or confiscated in the field, you probably have lost the damning video you just recorded, including any footage documenting how your...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Saturday 2010-12-25.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://libertarian-labyrinth.blogspot.com/2010/12/joseph-dejacque-humanisphere-preface.html">Joseph Déjacque - The Humanisphere (Preface) Shawn P. Wilbur, <cite>Two-Gun Mutualism &amp; the Golden Rule</cite> (2010-12-26)</a>. <q>The Humanisphere:Anarchic UtopiaJoseph DéjacqueUTOPIA: "A dream not realized, but not unrealizable." ANARCHY: "Absence of government." Revolutions are conservations. (P. J. PROUDHON)The only true revolutions are the revolutions of ideas. (JOUFFROY) Let us make customs, and no longer make laws. (EMILE DE GIRARDIN) So speak ye, and so do, as they...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Sunday 2010-12-26.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://reason.com/blog/2010/12/21/that-screwy-ballyhooey-nollywo">That Screwy, Ballyhooey Nollywood. Jesse Walker, <cite>Jesse Walker: Reason Magazine articles and blog posts.</cite> (2010-12-21)</a>. <q>Recommended reading: a great article in The Economist on Nigeria&#39;s film industry, a.k.a. Nollywood, which &quot;churns out about 50 full-length features a week, making it the world&#39;s second most prolific film industry after India&#39;s Bollywood.&quot; The report covers everything from the way movies are produced and consumed in a country...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Sunday 2010-12-26.)</em></p></li>

Friday Lazy Linking

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<li><p><a href="http://sheldonfreeassociation.blogspot.com/2010/06/debate-over-1964-civil-rights-act.html">Debate Over the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Sheldon Richman, <cite>Free Association</cite> (2010-06-16)</a>. <q>I will be participating in an online discussion about the appropriate libertarian position on the 1964 Civil Rights Act as part of the Cato Unbound series. David Bernstein of George Mason University Law School has kicked it off with his essay here. My response will be posted Friday, followed by...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Wednesday 2010-06-16.)</em></p></li>