BOLL 15: Jasay, “Liberalism and Democracy” (1985)
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 essay is by the Anglo-Hungarian economist Anthony de Jasay on the political economy of modern democracy in which he discusses the in-built tendency for democracies to expand the power and scope of the state into satisfy the needs of the dominant constituencies which get politicians reelected to office.
The Best of the OLL No. 15: Anthony de Jasay, “Liberalism and Democracy” (1985) (Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 2013).
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