Richard Cobden, the nineteenth-century pro-trade, noninterventionist member of Parliament, once said, “The progress of freedom depends more upon the maintenance of peace and the spread of commerce and the diffusion of education than upon the labor of Cabinets or Foreign Offices.” I take this one sentence and riff on it, covering themes in modern European history, development economics, noninterventionist foreign policy, and more.
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