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James M. Buchanan, The Best of the OLL No. 10: James M. Buchanan, “The Threat of Leviathan” (1975) [2013]

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James M. Buchanan, The Best of the OLL No. 10: James M. Buchanan, “The Threat of Leviathan” (1975) (Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 2013). http://oll.libertyfund.org/titles/2476

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This is part of “The Best of the Online Library of Liberty” which is a collection of some of the most important material in the OLL. This one comes from James Buchanan’s book The Limits of Liberty in which he warns of the dangers posed by an ever growing democratic and bureaucratic government which would soon become a “Leviathan” state.

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