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Gustave de Molinari, The Best of the OLL No. 53: Gustave de Molinari, “Of the Liberty of Government” (1849) [2013]

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Gustave de Molinari, The Best of the OLL No. 53: Gustave de Molinari, “Of the Liberty of Government” (1849) (Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 2013). http://oll.libertyfund.org/titles/2564

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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. A thematic list with links to HTML versions of the texts is available here. In this chapter Molinari argues that even the provision of police and defence services could be better supplied competitively on the free market. His solution was to imagine a future society in which insurance companies would charge premiums to their customers to protect their lives and property against violence or theft.

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