Scott Horton Interviews Sheldon Richman
Sheldon Richman, fellow at the Future of Freedom Foundation and the Foundation for Economic Education and editor of the Freeman, discusses the misperception that American civilians owe deference to the warfare state, the anti-militarist tradition in America, the case for privatizing all security functions and abolishing the state, his take on Barack Obama’s minister, the illogic of collectivism, the principle of blowback and the dangerous alliance between the U.S. government and big business.
MP3 here. (43:14)
Sheldon Richman is editor of The Freeman, published by The Foundation for Economic Education in Irvington, New York, and serves as senior fellow at The Future of Freedom Foundation. He is the author of FFF’s award-winning book Separating School & State: How to Liberate America’s Families; Your Money or Your Life: Why We Must Abolish the Income Tax; and FFF’s newest book Tethered Citizens: Time to Repeal the Welfare State.