The Maximizing State
By Anthony de Jasay
The state uses taxation and redistribution to elicit obedience and maximize its discretionary power. Eventually, however, that power is dissipated through political competition of the states own making.
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|Winter 2004/05||Liberalism, Loose or Strict|
|Summer 1999||On Treating Like Cases Alike|
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