Duke historian Nancy MacLean made waves in 2017 with her book Democracy in Chains.
Pick up and read anything you can find by Gordon Tullock. Remember that public choice theory and “rent-seeking” are important parts of our intellectual approach to the world.
Regarding Peter Ferrara’s recent post: I often talk about taxes being the price for government services. The idea was introduced to the profession in 1896 by Knut Wicksell. He added…