From John Hospers, Libertarianism: a Political philosophy for Tomorrow
Though the regulations and taxes are enough to discourage anyone to the point of giving up, the effects have been especially harmful to racial minorities, such as black people. Many Blacks have had to leave farms in the South because of government intervention: the government paid large subsidies to the big farmers, but the small ones were put out of business by the thousands. They left home in droves for the large industrial cities, only to find that they had been priced out of the labor market by minimum-wage laws and government-created unemployment. For some of them, there was still another possibility: start your own business. But the taxes and regulations described above were enough to prevent that possibility in most cases, or to bring them to financial ruin if they did start. (… link)
And so there was no way out but the government dole, year after year, and life in a ghetto which would have been no ghetto if enterprising building constructors had not been shackled by government regulations and taxes. The message to the black race should be clear: the government is not your friend! (link)
Brazilian Sci-fi from 1926 featuring the usual beautiful daughter of a scientist touting prohibition and racial collectivism in America’s Black President 2228 by Monteiro Lobato, translated by J Henry Phillips (link)
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