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Category Archives: Economics Resources
Is “The Wealth of Nations” Really Worth Reading?
By: Adam Smith Published: 1776 Some of the classic books, including those on economics, are long. Very long. While many of us choose to pass on reading books that are in excess of a thousand pages, you have to … Continue reading
Review of “Money, Greed, and God: Why Capitalism is the Solution and Not the Problem”
By: Jay Richards Published: 2010 My rating: 4 of 5 stars. In Money, Greed, and God: Why Capitalism is the solution and not the problem, Jay Richards details and refutes eight common myths about capitalism. Richards is responding to the … Continue reading
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Review of “The Road to Freedom: How to win the fight for free enterprise”
By: Arthur Brooks Published: 2012 My Rating: 4 of 5 stars. In “The Road to Freedom: How to win the fight for free enterprise”, Arthur Brooks makes the moral case for capitalism. Written in 2012, the book focuses on the … Continue reading
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Milton Friedman Talks About Greed on the Phil Donahue Show
This is a compelling video.
Economics Is About Production, Not About Money
Please see my related article on why money is not the problem in politics: https://foundationsdiscussion.wordpress.com/2013/03/01/responding-to-the-comment-if-we-could-just-take-money-out-of-politics-but-that-will-never-happen/
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Leonard Read’s classic example about pencil manufacturing, demonstrating the power of the market to create goods. Milton Friedman gives the same (or similar) lesson:
Free to Choose Series- Yep the Whole Thing!
All 1o parts. It’s that good. Please let me know if you have trouble with any of these links. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6 Part 7 Part 8 Part 9 Part 10
Ron Paul on Economic Cycles
Video 3 parts
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Ron Paul’s Conservatism?
I am an unlikely person to be talking about the attractiveness of Ron Paul as a presidential candidate. And since the primary season has cooled down, we can now reasonably say that in 2012 Paul will not be our next … Continue reading