Voting Rights and Redistribution: Implications for Liberal, Democratic Governments
journal contributionposted on 1975-12-01, 00:00 authored by Allan MeltzerAllan Meltzer
"Individuals have rights, and there are things no person or group may do to them (without violating their rights). So strong and far-reaching are these rights that they raise the question of what, if anything, the state or its officials may do." Nozick's (1968, p. ix) defense of individual freedom opens with these words. What do the words mean?