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The role of man in a harmonious universe.
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When it comes to protectionism, are we better able than Robinson Crusoe to see its fallacy?
JUNE 01, 1970 by FREDERIC BASTIAT
If voting is restricted, the reason is that each vote touches and affects everyone in the entire community.
NOVEMBER 16, 2012 by FREDERIC BASTIAT
Frederic Bastiat's timeless defense of classical liberalism. With his characteristically clear writing, Bastiat points out the flawed reasoning in his colleagues' arguments for Socialism, while laying out the formula for the proper role of the state in a free society.
SEPTEMBER 26, 2013 by FREDERIC BASTIAT
In economics, an act, a habit, an institution, or a law produces not only one effect, but a series of effects. Of these effects, the first alone is immediate; it appears simultaneously with its cause; it is seen. The other effects emerge afterward; they are not seen. Basiat argues that a good economist must look at both the seen and unseen consequences of an action. (18:11 minutes)