all throughout Socialism, Mises uses the word Etatisme, the french precursor to the English word statism, and critiques it extensively.
the word statism is being abused above, as it means
The practice or doctrine of giving a centralized government control over economic planning and policy.
statist adj. & n.
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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the theory or practice of concentrating economic and political power in the state, resulting in a weak position for the individual or community with respect to the government
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