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How did Hobbes describe life without the state?

"Nasty, brutish and short"


Which scholar identified the core mechanisms of the state as "legitimacy, bureaucracy and force?"

Martin J Smith


Give a quote from a hyper-globalist.

Ohmae labelled the state as "a nostalgic fiction" in the era of giant multi national corporations


How did Gramasci disagree with Marx?

He didn't think that the state would 'wither away' eventually: instead it would less frequently need violence and instead an 'ethical state' would remain.