The most threatening derivative is overlooked in Washington: the power Big Finance derives from the State.
Sheldon Richman is the former editor of The Freeman and TheFreemanOnline.org, and a contributor to The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics. He is the author of Separating School and State: How to Liberate America's Families.
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