Bonus Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on August 2, 2018

in Trade

… is from page 93 of Pierre Lemieux’s excellent, hot-off-the-press book, What’s Wrong With Protectionism?:

Another claim against free trade is that it entails a loss of national sovereignty. To the extent that this argument means the power of the national state over its citizens is diminished, it is an argument in favor of free trade, not against it. Free trade moves the sovereignty from the national level to the individual level.


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