property & criminality

Fellows, Jeffrey jmf9 at
Thu Jul 23 14:08:00 PDT 1998

Labor, or labor power, is an intangible form of property recognized by the Supreme Court, well at least past Courts. Unfortunately, I don't think the "takings" type laws used by landowners can be, or have been, used to argue that structural unemployment and underemployment constitute takings of one's property without permission or compensation.


> With crackdowns on homelessness and privatization of public space (is
> the most egregious example of this, with Bunker Hill and City Walk?),
> will it one day be a crime, supported by more explicit legislation
> that now, to own no property?
> -Alec

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