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Nicholas Elliott

Mr. Elliott is a financial journalist in London, England.


Nicholas Elliott's Articles

Adam Smith and Modern Economics: From Market Behavior to Public Choice

What could have been a narrow and arcane book opens up Smith and contains some sharp reflections.

- March 01, 1992

The Levelers: Libertarian Revolutionaries

“Leveler” was a term of abuse, coined by those seeking to exaggerate the threat of their ideas. The only sense in which they were levelers was that they sought an equality of rights in law; they railed against tipping the scales of justice in favor of those with wealth and status. Yet they explicitly disavowed the charge of favoring the leveling of wealth. They distanced themselves from the “Diggers” or “True Levelers,” who were genuine visionary communitarians.


- May 01, 1989

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