Property Rights, Coercion, and the Welfare State: The Libertarian Case for a Basic Income for All
Many libertarians object to state-funded welfare systems because they think that the taxation necessary to fund such systems violates individual property rights. In this paper, I argue that the best libertarian defense of property rights actually supports a welfare state -- in particular, a universal basic income.
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Zwolinski, Matt, "Property Rights, Coercion, and the Welfare State: The Libertarian Case for a Basic Income for All" (2015). Institute on Law and Philosophy Scholarship. 184.