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Freedom From Plunder: Frédéric Bastiat

by Jim Powell on Jul 4, 2000

The French satirist, agitator, writer, and politician Frédéric Bastiat was France’s foremost champion of liberty in the 19th century.

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A Diversity of Orders: Guizot’s Second Lecture

by Francois Guizot in 1828

“In modern Europe the diversity of the elements of social order, the incapability of any one to exclude the rest, gave birth to the liberty which now prevails.”