Post Tagged with: "The State"

Here’s what’s next

Serves me right for wondering. Via Lloyds Action Now: Lloyds Action Now (LAN) is an association set up by shareholders for shareholders to recover our investment losses as a result of the disastrous merger of Lloyds TSB Bank with HBOS. We now know Lloyds directors and advisors, the Government, the […]

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Rothbard, The Ethics of Liberty

The Ethics of Liberty by Murray Rothbard is a difficult book to which few could subscribe in full. It is difficult partly because it is concerned only with ‘that subset of the natural law that develops the concept of natural rights, and that deals with the proper sphere of “politics,” […]

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Bastiat – The State

This post originally appeared at The Cobden Centre. In the course of things, I had cause to quote Bastiat, a French classical liberal theorist, political economist, and member of the French assembly: “The state is the great fiction by which everyone seeks to live at the expense of everyone else.” […]

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