Tim and Joe deep-dive on some of the ideas that Tim presented in his 2017 Porcfest speech (ana013). In particular, we consider opportunities and challenges of privatizing public space using “opt-in trusts.”
Tim presented a speech at the 14th Annual Porcupine Freedom Festival (Porcfest), titled “Private Ownership of Public Space in Post-State Cities.” He addressed three key questions:
1. What is “public space” and why should libertarians care about it?
2. How can public use be preserved under private ownership?
3. How can state owned spaces be divested into private ownership?
This episode features a brief discussion about Porcfest, and the full recording of Tim’s speech.