Democratic Economics or Gladstonian Finance?
Popular election is a great evil and is only to be endured because it is designed to work out a greater good. If we find the good does not exceed the evil, let us discard the principle altogether.1
KeywordsPolitical Economy Free Trade Indirect Taxis Direct Taxation Class Interest
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