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The New Leviathan: The State Versus the Individual in the 21st Century
     

The New Leviathan: The State Versus the Individual in the 21st Century

by Roger Kimball (Editor)
 

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The ideas and policies that are percolating down from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue and Capitol Hill - increased government intervention, calls to "spread the wealth around," onerous regulations, and bailouts for all - are not new. We've been down this road before. We know where it leads. It is that forlorn byway that Fried-rich von Hayek called the Road to

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The ideas and policies that are percolating down from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue and Capitol Hill - increased government intervention, calls to "spread the wealth around," onerous regulations, and bailouts for all - are not new. We've been down this road before. We know where it leads. It is that forlorn byway that Fried-rich von Hayek called the Road to Serfdom.

The good news is, we don't have to go down that road again. Resurrecting 18th century pamphleteering, Encounter Broadsides provide the intellectual ammunition for the battle over America's future. From the folly of ObamaCare to the politicization of the Justice Department and the disastrous efforts to nationalize our education system, each Encounter Broadside assaults a new tentacle of the rising statism. Now, for the first time, The New Leviathan collects these salvos in one essential handbook.

The New Leviathan is edited by Roger Kimball with contributions from John R. Bolton, Daniel DiSalvo, Richard A. Epstein, Peter Ferrara, John Fund, Victor Davis Hanson, Andrew C. McCarthy, Betsy McCaughey, Stephen Moore, Michael B. Mukasey, Glenn Harlan Reynolds, Rich Trzupek, and Kevin D. Williamson. Together they make the definitive case for liberty and democratic capitalism at a time when they are under siege from the resurgence of collectivist sentiment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594036323
Publisher:
Encounter Books
Publication date:
08/21/2012
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 5.80(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Roger Kimball is editor and publisher of The New Criterion and President and Publisher of Encounter Books. He is also an art critic for the London Spectator and National Review. His most recent books include: The Fortunes of Permanence: Culture and Anarchy in an Age of Amnesia (St. Augustine’s Press, 2012).

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