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On Rent Thinking and the Corruption of Republican Government
By James A. Montanye
This article appeared in the Spring 2003 issue of The Independent Review


Abstract

Republican government has degenerated into a tyranny of temporary voting majorities that systematically pursue private gain through political means. Despite cries for “reform,” however, there is no evident desire to abandon the present system of redistributive government.



Other Independent Review articles by James A. Montanye
    Summer 2013   What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets
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    Summer 2011   Property Rights and the Limits of Religious Liberty
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Volume 7 Number 4
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