The John Hyde Archives

Historic archive of articles and newspaper columns written by former Australian politician John Hyde OAM.

Democracy & Property Rights

Individual Rights  Law  Politics 

  • Governments when they revoke property rights change the value of whatever underlying property the rights were attached to.
  • The right to trade one's efforts is as important as a right to free speech and is even more relevant in everyday life.
  • Many politicians don't understand the principles that they violate and the harm the arises.