Book Review: Our Enemy the State (1935)

Our Enemy the State
by Albert Jay Nock
Our Enemy the State
Review by Brian Wright

“Taking the state wherever found, striking into its history at any point, one sees no way to differentiate the activities of its founders, administrators, and beneficiaries from those of a professional criminal class.”  — page 22

Everything is perfect about this work of private-scholarship art and high opinion, including the title:  It doesn’t pussyfoot around, goes right for the jugular, the political-economic CMS (center of maximum sleaze).  Can’t get more succinct:  Continue reading