Saturday, May 14, 2005

Nozick take note: Here is your minimal state perfected

BBC NEWS | World | Africa | Living in Somalia's anarchy: "'Somalia is a pure free market,' one diplomat told me.

And the central Bakara market certainly looks to be thriving. Some businesses, such as telecoms, are also doing well, with mobile phone masts and internet cafes among the few new structures in Mogadishu, a city where many buildings still bear the scars of the heavy fighting between rival militias of the early 1990s.

But is a pure free market a good thing?"

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