There can be no socialism without a state, and as long as there is a state there is socialism. The state, then, is the very institution that puts socialism into action; and as socialism rests on aggressive violence directed against innocent victims, aggressive violence is the nature of any state.
–Hans-Hermann Hoppe, A Theory of Socialism and Capitalism, pp. 148-49; emphasis added
Socialism = Statism
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