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‘The Anti-History of Free Trade Ideology’

“The Anti-History of Free Trade Ideology” by William R. Hawkins This statement by Friedrich List in his 1844 book The National System of Political Economy sets out the basic difference in assumption about the way the world works held by free traders and nationalists. While free traders such as the French economist Jean-Baptiste Say, author […]

‘Replace the Elites’

The journal First Things had an interesting review of Michael Lind’s The New Class War: Saving Democracy from the Managerial Elite by Patrick J. Deneen entitled simply: ‘Replace the Elites’ “Then came the deluge. A combination of right- and left-­libertarianism came to dominate both political parties. On the right, an anti-regulatory instinct justified an assault […]