Randolph Bourne, 1886-1918.
“We Who Dared to Say No to War,” Tom Woods, 2008.
“War, Peace, and the State,” Murray Rothbard, 1963.
Elihu Burritt, 1810-1879.
5 Professor Robert L. Cunningham has defined the State as the institution with “a monopoly on initiating open physical coercion.” Or, as Albert Jay Nock put it similarly if more caustically, “The State claims and exercises the monopoly of crime…. It forbids private murder, but itself organizes murder on a colossal scale. It punishes private theft, but itself lays unscrupulous hands on anything it wants.”
A must-read article for any hardcore student of American, war, or international politics is Paul Gottfried’s “Wilsonianism: The Legacy That Won’t Die,” 1990, The Journal of Libertarian Studies, Volume IX, No.2, (Fall, 1990). It was linked to the interview that Tom Woods did with the author, Paul Gottfried in September 2015.
“Whose City? Which Hill?” by Tom Woods
“World War I as Fulfillment: Power and the Intellectuals,” by Murray N. Rothbard