The State, No Friend of Harmony and Peace

Turmoil and conflict

Politics nourishes them

Nature of the beast

Private property

Free markets and firm contracts

Foster harmony

Human rights basic

State thrives on war and plunder

Freedom works better

Robert Higgs is Senior Fellow in Political Economy at the Independent Institute, author or editor of over fourteen Independent books, and Editor at Large of Independent’s quarterly journal The Independent Review.
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