By Thomas E Woods,Thomas E. Woods
Leviathan is back
The probability of statism has reemerged in strength. the government has greatly improved its power—through bailouts, “stimulus” programs, a trillion-dollar health-care plan, “jobs bills,” colossal expansions of the cash provide, and lots more and plenty extra. yet such interventionism didn't all at once materialize with the hot monetary cave in. the harmful traits of presidency progress, debt raises, encroachments on person liberty, and assaults at the loose marketplace begun years past and persisted regardless of which political occasion used to be in power.
This shift towards statism “will no longer finish happily,” broadcasts bestselling writer Thomas E. Woods. In Back at the highway to Serfdom, Woods brings jointly ten best students to ascertain why the dimensions and scope of presidency has exploded, and to bare the devastating effects of succumbing to the statist temptation.
Spanning historical past, economics, politics, faith, and the arts, Back at the highway to Serfdom shows:
· How govt interventionism endangers America’s prosperity and the very important tradition of entrepreneurship
· The roots of statism: from the seminal clash among Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton to the large growth of federal strength within the 20th century
· Why the normal cause of the new financial problem is so extraordinarily wrong—and why the government’s frenzied responses to the downturn in simple terms exacerbate the problems
· Why the eu welfare nation isn't a version to aspire to yet a catastrophe to be avoided
· How an intrusive country not just harms the economic system but in addition imperils person liberty and undermines the position of civil society
· The deadly flaws within the now-common arguments opposed to unfastened markets and unfastened trade
· How great enterprise helps govt pave the line to serfdom
· Why the Judeo-Christian culture doesn't call for help for the welfare nation, yet in reality values the loose market
· How the boldness of presidency energy extends even to the cultural realm—and how relevant making plans is simply as inefficient and damaging there
It’s been greater than sixty-five years for the reason that F. A. Hayek released his seminal work The highway to Serfdom. Now this impeccably timed e-book presents one other desperately wanted caution about—and corrective to—the risks of statism.
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