How Mass Immigration Stopped American Socialism

Source: Reason
by Alex Nowrasteh & Benjamin Powell

“All in all, immigration did more to slow the growth of government in the 19th and early 20th centuries and to frustrate the goals of left-wing reformers than it did to overturn the fundamental economic and political institutions of the American founding. With few exceptions, immigrants helped preserve, protect, defend, and expand American free markets.” (for publication 08/21)