The collapse of socialism didn't deter the Marxists, who moved on to invent new rationales for their system. But David Gordon has caught up with them, and used the knife of the Austrian School to cut their theories to pieces.
In his new book Political Illiberalism Peter Simpson poses a fundamental challenge to John Rawls’s Political Liberalism . Though Simpson cannot be classified as a libertarian, his bold arguments will be of great use to all of us who oppose the state.
In a capitalist world, socialists would be free to form their own socialist communities. They're largely free to do so now, although few do. This may be due to the fact that even the utopian version of socialism seems unpleasant.