540. How Did Property Rights Save Jamestown?

When the first European settlers founded the Jamestown colony, things got off to a rocky start. The only thing that saved the colony was the introduction of private property rights.  

367. How Weak Are Property Rights?

Property rights are the foundation of this country. But even though they are some of the most important rights we have, they sometimes get ignored. Here’s a transcript of our conversation: Connor: Hey, Brittany. Brittany: Hi, Connor. Connor: You do a lot of work, that touches on property rights. And so I would love, given your experience, your […]

45. Why Are Property Rights So Important?

Our country is founded on the belief that every single person has a right to life, liberty, and property. Today, Brittany and Connor discuss how property became a defining characteristic of free and independent people and why this is still so important today. Links: John Locke’s Second Treatise of Government  Declaration of Independence Text Magna […]