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The Welfare State: Promising Protection in an Age of Anxiety

  • Audio Mises Daily
August 24, 2009

Tags Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Our ancestors relied on themselves; we rely on the welfare state. But the "safety net" that governments have stretched beneath us seems more and more to be a spider's web, writes Robert Higgs.

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