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The Right and Wrong of Compulsion by the State (1885)

A radical individualist appeals to the workmen of Tyneside in 1885 to give up demands for government intervention in the name of both morality and economic efficiency. The Liberty Fund edition includes this and other essays in the 1978 edition.



The Right and Wrong of Compulsion by the State. A Statment of the Moral Principles of the Party of Individual Liberty, and the Political Measures founded upon them. (Reprinted with alterations and additions, from papers published in the Newcastle Weekly Chronicle.) (London: Williams and Norgate, 1885).


The text is in the public domain.

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