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How Not to Defend the Market: A Critique of Easton, Miron, Bovard, Friedman and Boudreaux

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Tags Free MarketsWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionism

07/30/2014Walter Block

Did you ever hear the phrase, “With friends like that, who needs enemies?” This aphorism applies to several “defenses” of the free enterprise system we could all richly do without. In section one we consider an invalid argument for legalizing addictive drugs. Section two is given over to an analysis of foreign aid, from this perspective. The purpose of section three is to critically examine an argument in favor of the voluntary military. We conclude in section four.

Volume 22, Number 1 (2011)

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Block, Walter. "How Not to Defend the Market: A Critique of Easton, Miron, Bovard, Friedman and Boudreaux." Journal of Libertarian Studies 22, No. 1 (2011): 581–592.

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