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The query then naturally presented itself why all prices do not fall to labor cost: where there is any room for incomes acquired otherwise than by labor; in a word, why the usurer, the receiver of interest, rent, and profit, exists. The answer was found in the present one-sidedness of competition … Capital had so manipulated legislation that unlimited competition is allowed in supplying productive labor, thus keeping wages down to the starvation point, or as near it as practicable; … but that [through the state monopoly] almost no competition at all is allowed in supplying capital, upon the aid of which both productive and distributive labor are dependent for their power of achievement. …

Benjamin Tucker’s classic presentation of the case for laissez-faire socialism — against both the authoritarian violence of State Socialism, and the kleptocracy of corporate capitalism supported by government privileges for the Four Monopolies.

Markets Not Capitalism
Organization Theory
Conscience of an Anarchist