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S. Harcourt-Rivington

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S. Harcourt-Rivington as a British economist and regular contributor to the Daily Mail and other London publications, and also to French and South American journals. His books include The Evolution of Industry and The Great Menace, an exposition of the evils of collectivist regimes.

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It Started with Plato

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Plato was the first of the "planners" and the true founder of socialism. In his Republic the Athenian philosopher set out a blueprint for the evolution of what has come to be called the "Welfare State", writes S. Harcourt-Rivington. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Floy...

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It Started with Plato

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08/19/2009Mises Daily Articles
The choice at base, therefore, is whether the world shall go back to the principle of freedom (not necessarily the conditions) of pre-1914, which unhappily no one under forty years of age remembers, or on to closer confinement in captivity as the socialistic system develops.

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