Manuel F. Ayau

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Presumptuous Protectionism

Government Authorities Don't Understand International Trade

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If someone gets caught selling somebody elses property,he goes to jail.What may be legally bought andsold in the market is limited to legitimate privateproperty acquired by ones own effort or through voluntaryexchange with others. Since legal transactions aresettled accounts, what is traded belongs to neither thegovernment nor the community. It is private property,and as such the owner can dispose of it at his sole discretion,limited only by other peoplesrights. Correct?

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September 2014

For centuries, hierarchical models dominated human organizations. Kings, warlords, and emperors could rally groups--but also oppress them. Non-hierarchical forms of organization, though, are increasingly defining our lives. It's no secret how this shift has benefited out social lives, including dating, and it's becoming more commonplace even in the corporate world. But it has also now come even to organizations bent on domination rather than human flourishing, as the Islamic State shows. If even destructive groups rely on this form of entrepreneurial organization, then hierarchy's time could truly be coming to an end.
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