Higgs is senior fellow in political economy at the Independent Institute
and editor of The Independent Review. He is also a columnist
for LewRockwell.com and the author of numerous books about war,
government power, historical revisionism and the welfare/warfare
state (see below).
In the following
video, Dr. Higgs addresses the participants at the Mises University
session in Jul 2012. In this talk, which is entitled: 'Warfare,
Welfare and the State', he demonstrates how the state undertakes
to interfere in the market process and sometimes displace it entirely.
For a greater understanding of the issues, he suggests the following
books which provide background and reference material. (51.00)