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Contra Anarcho-Capitalism

The Journal of Libertarian Studies

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07/30/2014Jordan Schneider

Mixing economics and government is a dangerous idea, nearly as dangerous as mixing church and government. With the latter, you get a theocracy, and with the former, the unwieldy behemoth of the American political-economic system—both very undesirable. After the trauma of the Great Depression and the wide-scale introduction of paternalistic government by Franklin Roosevelt, Americans have acquired an unhealthy mistrust of capitalism.

Volume 21, Number 1 (2007)


Jordan Schneider

Jordan Schneider is a junior in the undergraduate program at Loyola University, New Orleans. She is studying print journalism and has a minor concentration in economics.

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Schneider, Jordan. "Contra Anarcho-Capitalism." Journal of Libertarian Studies 21, No. 1 (2007): 101–110.