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  WALTER E. WILLIAMS: A new twist on teaching
WALTER E. WILLIAMS: A new twist on teaching economicsHouma CourierIt begins with a highly understandable statement by the greatest 20th-century economist, Nobel laureate Milton Friedman. After that, Caskey puts Friedman's ideas to hip-hop music and talk. These ideas serve as the foundation for more HipHoponomics ...
Posted on 22 June 2017 | 8:54 am
  What Is the Far Right's Endgame? A Society
Slate MagazineWhat Is the Far Right's Endgame? A Society That Suppresses the Majority.Slate MagazineHe had a very different personality from somebody like Milton Friedman. I think of them as kind of a yin and yang. Friedman was very sunny, and Buchanan was kind of a darker figure. Friedman was always very anxious to be in the limelight, and Buchanan ...
Posted on 22 June 2017 | 6:03 am
  Letter: Dysfunction in Congress is Newt
INFORUMLetter: Dysfunction in Congress is Newt Gingrich's legacyINFORUMGingrich came to Washington determined to transform America into a country ruled by the neoliberal economic ideas of Friedrich von Hayek and Milton Friedman. This included lowering taxes on the rich, eliminating labor unions and government regulations ...and more »
Posted on 22 June 2017 | 5:43 am
  A new twist on teaching economics | Columns
Huntsville ItemA new twist on teaching economics | Columns | itemonline.comHuntsville ItemGreg Caskey is a 27-year-old Abington, Pennsylvania, native who is a social sciences teacher at Delaware Military Academy. The academy is a thriving charter ...and more »
Posted on 22 June 2017 | 4:19 am
  Bond Traders Are Relying on Wishful Thinking
BloombergBond Traders Are Relying on Wishful ThinkingBloomberg(Milton Friedman also did work in this area.) Whatever the relationship between unemployment and inflation, it is hard to deny that growing labor scarcity must sooner or later translate into increased inflation pressures. Critics of the Fed would have ...and more »
Posted on 22 June 2017 | 3:01 am
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  What are common examples of monopolistic
Discover what causes real instances of market monopoly, how it persists and where monopoly privilege is most common in the United States.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 10:17 am
  Volokh Conspiracy: Paul Krugman claims
Thoughts on Paul Krugman's unsuccessful effort to show that there are no libertarians.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 7:40 am
  Schwab Intelligent Portfolios: Services Not
Robo-advisors could be wonderful. As a programmer and financial professional, co-author of this column Megan Russell knows how to code a service so clients can set up their own customized asset allocation, contribution and withdrawal schedule and tailored rebalancing algorithm to meet their specific financial goals. She currently creates those tools for Marotta Wealth Management.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 6:16 am
  The Renewable Fuel Standard: Can The
Free market economist Milton Friedman explained how government subsidies are very hard to dislodge, once in-place. With concentrated benefits and diffused costs, the status quo can become tyrannical in that the winners, as few as they are, have great incentive to continue their raid on millions of anonymous consumers or [...]
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 2:25 pm
  Bloomberg: The 15 most miserable economies
Alla Nikolaevna, 77, sits inside a basement which is used as a bomb shelter in the city of Popasna in Luhansk Oblast on Feb. 28. © Anastasia Vlasova Inflation is a disease that can wreck a society, Milton Friedman , the late Nobel laureate economist, once said.
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 8:44 pm
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  Right Thinking: We must save more children
Yet in the meantime, we must do all we can to save as many children as we can. Andrew C. Spiropoulos is a professor of law at the Oklahoma City University School of Law and the Milton Friedman Distinguished Fellow at the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs.
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 1:56 pm
  At This Price, Nissan Just May As Well Pay
I live at the crossroads of liberal and libertarian. Despite what some of you have said, I’m not Marxist (although I have read plenty of his work, along with Ayn Rand and Adam Smith, Milton Friedman followers, et al.) and economics for me qualifies as a ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 1:22 pm
  Central Banks Have Become a Corrupting Force
Nobel prize-winner Milton Friedman and Anna Schwartz established that the Great Depression was the consequence of the failure of the Federal Reserve to expand monetary policy sufficiently to offset the restriction of the money supply due to bank failure.
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 2:26 am
  Purdue’s new student loan program
This idea is not new. Economist Milton Friedman first proposed the concept in 1954, likening the model to an equity investment where investors could buy shares in an individual’s earning prospects in exchange for funding their training. Lenders would ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 9:29 pm
  China's Moves 'Are Acts of Desperate, Stupid
As its subsequent giant trade surpluses materialized, however, rather than letting the exchange rate rise in a clean float as Nixon and his guru, Milton Friedman, had prescribed when they trashed Bretton Woods back in August 1971, the communist bosses in ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 11:48 am
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  ALL BUSINESS: What companies do in a tough
A burrito company known for super-sized stuffed tortillas goes small. A chocolatier turns to cheaper pick-me-ups rather than expensive indulgences. A furniture retailer expands in the midst of the housing market bust.
Posted on 9 July 2010 | 9:00 pm
  Debate rages over legacy of a free-market
In the world of economics, the name of free market icon Milton Friedman is as closely associated with the University of Chicago as the Beatles are with Liverpool.
Posted on 20 October 2008 | 2:41 pm
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  chillman21: RT @MeosoFunny: "Congress
chillman21: RT @MeosoFunny: "C%&@gress can raise taxes because it can persuade a sizable fracti%&@ of the populace that somebody else will pay." - Milt%&@
Posted on 23 June 2017 | 8:46 pm
  FamousMindQuote: History suggests that
FamousMindQuote: History suggests that capitalism is a necessary c#*diti#* for political freedom. Clearly it is not a sufficient c#*diti#*. - Milt#* Friedman
Posted on 23 June 2017 | 8:46 pm
  IP4PI: RT @Frida_Goman: Where have all the
IP4PI: RT @Frida_Goman: Where have all the Milt#! Friedman's g#!e?
Posted on 23 June 2017 | 8:46 pm
  jamesb_bkk: RT @MeosoFunny: "Congress
jamesb_bkk: RT @MeosoFunny: "C*&@gress can raise taxes because it can persuade a sizable fracti*&@ of the populace that somebody else will pay." - Milt*&@
Posted on 23 June 2017 | 8:46 pm
  protogenes5: RT @AEI: The US War on Drugs
protogenes5: RT @AEI: The US War @@ Drugs started 46 years ago. Some commentary from Milt@@ Friedman @@ that failed war:
Posted on 23 June 2017 | 8:46 pm
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  Resolved Question: Do you largely agree,
So that the record of history is absolutely crystal clear. That there is no alternative way, so far discovered, of improving the lot of the ordinary people that can hold a candle to the productive activities that are unleashed by a free enterprise system. The most important single central fact about a free market is that no exchange takes place unless both parties benefit. We have a system that increasingly taxes work and subsidizes nonwork. The government solution to a problem is usually as bad as the problem. Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program. Many people want the government to protect the consumer. A much more urgent problem is to protect the consumer from the government. The Great Depression, like most other periods of severe unemployment, was produced by government mismanagement rather than by any inherent instability of the private economy. Most economic fallacies derive from the tendency to assume that there is a fixed pie, that one party can gain only at the expense of another. The problem of social organization is how to set up an arrangement under which greed will do the least harm, capitalism is that kind of a system. The greatest advances of civilization, whether in architecture or painting, in science and literature, in industry or agriculture, have never come from centralized government. Most of the energy of political work is devoted to correcting the effects of mismanagement of government. -- Milton Friedman
Posted on 15 February 2014 | 7:11 am
  Resolved Question: Milton Friedman VS.
I have to do a one minute speech on why Keynes is wrong (in Friedman's view) regarding government deficit spending. Please help! I don't necessarily support Friedman's views regarding this, I just want to know what his argument against Keynes would be. Thanks!
Posted on 12 March 2013 | 4:38 am
  Resolved Question: Milton Friedman's views
I really just want a list of Milton Friedman's views on civil and political rights. I am trying to write an essay on his views and I have read Capitalism and Freedom, however it's hard to 'piece together' his views on rights. Any help would be much appreciated :)
Posted on 6 March 2013 | 11:15 pm
  Resolved Question: Understanding Milton
1-Did Milton Friedman believe that democratic socialism and freedom are inversely related? (yes/no) 2-Is democratic socialism a philosophy in which a person has political freedom (elected govt) but not economic freedom (govt decides what to do based on cost/benefit analysis). 3- he was against all forms of socialism (including democractic socialism which provided political freedom) because they did not provide ECONOMIC freedom. Thank you :)
Posted on 28 December 2012 | 2:32 pm
  Resolved Question: Milton Friedman
hi to everyone. I have read this book and I still do not understand his plot and main argument. Can someone please give me a detail summary of this book Capitalism and Freedom? I have to do a power point presentation of this book and I have to analyze it. Can you tell me a good site, or perhaps,maybe someone have the p.point presentation? please help me, 10 points for the winer
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