Recently we published an excerpt on www.misesinfo.org from von Mises’ book Bureaucracy, which states: “Representative democracy cannot subsist if a great part of the voters are on the government payroll.” You, too, echo these points, almost 70 years later. When will von Mises’ insights finally bear fruit?
I go even further in my views than Mises. I maintain, and have tried to provide evidence of this in many different ways in my writings, that it is democracy which is causally responsible for the fatal conditions afflicting us now. The number of productive people is constantly decreasing, and the number of people parasitically consuming the income and wealth of this dwindling number of productive people is increasing steadily. This can’t work in the long
A longer excerpt from the post follows below: Interview with Professor Hans-Hermann Hoppe – Producers against parasites: a call for class struggle