Source: Including the Ocean Floor, the Feds Own Much More Land than You Think
The Importance of Economic Calculation In “Economic Calculation in the Socialist Commonwealth,” Ludwig von Mises challenged the socialists to explain how economic calculation could be performed in a socialist economy absent prices. Mises concluded that economic calculation in a socialist economy is impossible, therefore socialism is impossible.
Is US land ownership heavily socialized? Let’s begin answering this question by considering the states with the largest percentages of government-owned lands.