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I Oppose Private-Property Appropriation

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Here’s a letter to the Wall Street Journal:

Editor:

Tunku Varadarajan rightly decries progressives’ criticism of the British singer Adele for wearing African-style Bantu knots (“The Sun Never Sets on the Woke Empire [2],” September 3).

Progressives are bizarre: Hallucinating that disrespect and danger lurk in “cultural appropriation,” they’re blind to the very real disrespect and danger that lurk in private-property appropriation.

Sincerely,
Donald J. Boudreaux
Professor of Economics
and
Martha and Nelson Getchell Chair for the Study of Free Market Capitalism at the Mercatus Center
George Mason University
Fairfax, VA  22030

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