Back on the Road to Serfdom: The Resurgence of Statism

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Thomas E. Woods
ISI Books, 2010 - Business & Economics - 234 pages
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Leviathan is back The threat of statism has reemerged in force during the global economic crisis. InBack on the Road to Serfdom, bestselling author Thomas E. Woods Jr. brings together top scholars to examine how bailouts, "stimulus" packages, a trillion-dollar health care bill, and other government expansion endanger Americars"s prosperity and culture of enterprise. Here they explore governmentrs"s role in the recent economic crisis, how government expansion damages free enterprise and also crowds out culture and individual freedom, why the statist temptation is so strong, what the United States can learn from Europe, and much more. This impeccably timed book reveals the devastating consequences of succumbing to the statist temptation

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Thomas E. Woods Jr., Ph.D., is the New York Times bestselling author of Meltdown and The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History, among other books. He holds a bachelorís degree in history from Harvard, a masterís in economics from the University of Detroit Mercy, and a Ph.D. in history from Columbia University. A recipient of the Templeton Enterprise Award and the O. P. Alford III Prize for Libertarian Scholarship, he is a senior fellow at the Ludwig von Mises Institute.

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