Professor Tom W. Bell talks about the voluntary city, urban problems and solutions at the Challenge of Liberty Summer Seminar 2015 held in Berkeley, California.
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By Thomas DiLorenzo Have you noticed that traffic congestion in your city always seems to get worse and worse, year after year? Have you also noticed that local governments rarely, if ever, do anything about it? Or that the things that they do actually make it worse? If you have noticed these things and assumed […]
How do you protect a swinger club from a bullying neighbor and a hostile zoning board? Turn it into a church.
A new zoning regulation for condo-hotel passed 9-0 legalizing development of a condo-hotel project on North Hutchinson Island at the site of the old Holiday Inn and Radisson Hotel. Billionaire Ruffin has a big idea for locale that was formerly a nice attraction in Saint Lucie. Ruffin has not submitted any building plans because the […]
From the Sustainable Freedom Lab: This is a story of lies, political corruption and arrogance that led to the extortion of a respected small business owner and effected an entire community. The names have been altered to prevent further harassment by town officials. William’s independent grocery store has been a staple in his mid-western community […]
ue Jeffers, radio talk show host from KTCN 1130 AM, discusses economics with Austrian Economist Walter Block, Associate Scholar, with the Ludwig von Mises Institute. The big question is, who is better at planning; millions of citizens or a handful of government elites. via LV | Walter Block Citizen vs. Government Planning | 4-13-12 – […]
St. Lucie County Planning & Zoning Agency P & Z Regular Meeting 11/21/2013 6:00 PM St. Lucie County Commission Chambers 2300 Virginia Avenue 3rd Floor of Roger Poitras Building Fort Pierce, FL 34982 Downloads: Agenda Agenda Packet 2013/11/21 06:00 PM Planning & Zoning Commission P & Z Regular Meeting – Web Outline – St Lucie County, Florida.
By Benjamin Powell: The Sept. 3 passage by the state Senate of Assembly Bill 1209, which the lower chamber approved at the end of May, confirms one thing: that “inclusionary zoning” remains popular among government planners, politicians and activists despite decades of failure. Gov. Jerry Brown now has the opportunity to prevent this legislation from […]
WASHINGTON – Sept. 11, 2013 – The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is proposing a new rule that would allow it to track diversity in neighborhoods across the country and require municipalities to fix discrimination issues. Under the proposed rule, “Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing,” HUD will collect data on segregation and discrimination. The […]