"He's a snake in the grass, I tell ya guys; he may look dumb but that's just a disguise; he's a mastermind in the ways of espionage." Charlie Daniels, "Uneasy Rider" property - TT's Lost in Tokyo

Avatar at Home? Those pesky Somali pirates have hampered the pillage of East African seas, leading to higher fish catches by locals by TokyoTom

As a follow-up to my earlier posts (note: link fixed) on how the rape of East African fisheries ($200-300 million per year) & ocean dumping by Western nations led to the rise of Somali piracy, I just ran across this interesting recent report by AP...

Nice Post by David Henderson on "Avatar", property, corporatism & right of natives to live as they please by TokyoTom

David R. Henderson has a nice post up at Antiwar.com , titled "In Defense of Avatar" , in which he takes issue with reviews of Avatar by Reihan Salam and Edward Hudgins . (My earlier comments on Stephan Kinsella`s review of Avatar are here ...

Sophomoric optimism? by TokyoTom

Jon Bostwick agrees on another post that "Man is clever but not wise ("homo sapiens" is a misnomer)", but further comments (emphasis added): "True. But humanity is wise. Men create cultures, economies and law. "Man's...

Ron Bailey of Reason congratulates Al Gore by TokyoTom

[updated] A great new post by libertarian Ron Bailey of Reason here: Congratulations to Al Gore But be wary of the man's proposed solutions for global warming. Ronald Bailey | October 12, 2007 http://www.reason.com/news/show/122960.html 1. Here are...

Environmental Markets? Links to Austrians by TokyoTom

Here's a partial list of useful articles, alphabetically by author: Terry L. Anderson and J. Bishop Grewell Property Rights Solutions for the Global Commons: Bottom-Up or Top-Down? http://www.law.duke.edu/shell/cite.pl?10+Duke+Envtl.+L.+&+Pol'y...