The Law

Bastiat's "The Law"

  • 17 December 2014
  • NormanL
Book review Bastiats The Law

In the streets, crowds gather to protest oppression by government authorities. The economy, which recently had shown signs of growth, was stumbling. The government itself is weakened by corruption and in the intellectual salons of the capital, socialism is seen as a likely outcome of the unrest. And many of them welcomed its arrival.