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America's Counter-Revolution
The Constitution Revisited

From the back cover:

This book challenges the assumption that the Constitution was a landmark in the struggle for liberty. Instead, Sheldon Richman argues, it was the product of a counter-revolution, a setback for the radicalism represented by America’s break with the British empire. Drawing on careful, credible historical scholarship and contemporary political analysis, Richman suggests that this counter-revolution was the work of conservatives who sought a nation of “power, consequence, and grandeur.” America’s Counter-Revolution makes a persuasive case that the Constitution was a victory not for liberty but for the agendas and interests of a militaristic, aristocratic, privilege-seeking ruling class.

Thursday, September 03, 2015

Anarchism v. Minarchism

Lucy Steigerwald and I discussed anarchism versus minarchism at the latest Free Association webinar at Liberty.me.

3 comments:

Colombo said...

What about selling the vote?

But I'm talking about selling the vote to another voter, not to a candidate. Some people seem to want to be able to cast more votes, and some people seem to have a unwanted surplus of voting rights.

And what about an inverse voting tax? Some people would be paid not to vote. For example, some Hillaryists voters would love to pay a lot of money so that certain religious people in some places don't vote. Right-wing groups could try the same strategy in other places, and perhaps the net effect balances out and this turns out to be the best way to redistribute wealth in a voluntary fashion.

Daniel said...

The above post is precisely why voluntarism is not only infantile, but nefarious.

Colombo said...

Daniel, could you elaborate?
I'm a little stoopid and I need at least two more lines to understand.