Shrinking Leviathan: Can the Interaction between Interests and Ideology Slice Both Ways?
The Independent Review, 2011
33 Pages Posted: 19 Feb 2015 Last revised: 28 May 2016
Date Written: 2011
For more than one hundred years, noble concerns have persuaded well-meaning people to favor more government to promote the public interest, and others have exploited those concerns to grab political privileges at public expense. Contrary to conventional thought, however, the history of government expansion provides reasons to believe that the trend can be reversed.
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