Statism is a belief that a territorial monopoly called a state, should have ultimate control over various aspects of society. Statist regimes often control social policy and a segment of the economy, to some extent. Adherents to the philosophy of statism believe that there are certain social services which must be controlled by a state and cannot instead be offered in a voluntary context, by multiple participants.

There are several tactics used by statists, especially in the modern day, to consolidate and maintain power, these tend to include:

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