Originally published on Rue89, 23/3/2010.
The recent election debates in France and the results bring us back to a book written more than 2000 years ago, the translation of which has been released by Editions “Les Belles Lettres. “The Dispute over salt and iron” is a Chinese text astonishingly modern on governance that many politicians should read !
Judge by yourself with a few quotes:
“Now you pretend that you take from the rich to