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Sophisms of the Protectionists

by Frederic Bastiat

"To rob the public, it is necessary to deceive them," Bastiat said and believed. He reasoned, employing repetition to various applications, against fallacious arguments promoting the "Protection" of industries to the detriment of consumers and society.

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English

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English

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1848

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Claude-Frédéric Bastiat was a French economist, writer and a prominent member of the French Liberal School.    A member of the French National Assembly, Bastiat...

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