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The Candlemakers' Petition

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Tags Free MarketsMedia and CultureInterventionism

11/10/2009Claude Frédéric Bastiat

"The Candlemakers' Petition" is a well known satire of protectionism written and published in 1845, as part of Bastiat's Economic Sophisms. This audio essay is narrated by Gennady Stolyarov, II.

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