Kerry K. Kuehn

Whiskey Rebellion: Benson's "Justice without the State"

How is a modern social democracy, such as the United States, different from a voluntary organization such as the Wisconsin Athletic Club or the American Physical Society? After all, unlike membership in private clubs, membership in most democracies is not voluntary—at least not in the same sense. This is evident from the long history of violent suppression (or the threat of violent suppression) of groups who have attempted to secede from such democracies. Read Moreā€¦