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Milton Friedman has a lot to say in these videos below about the FREE MARKET being the best friend the poor person has because it provides the best opportunity for advancement!!!

—- Milton Friedman has a lot to say in these videos below about the FREE MARKET being the best friend the poor person has because it provides the best opportunity for advancement!!! Help Reduce Poverty With Capitalism September 15, 2020 by Dan Mitchell Back in 2017, I shared this video explaining why capitalism is unquestionably the best way to help […]

FRIEDMAN FRIDAY Milton Friedman (1912-2006)

—- Friedman, Milton (1912-2006) Milton Friedman was an American economist and leading representative of the Chicago School during the last half of the 20th century. Friedman received the Nobel Prize in 1976, having made significant contributions to several branches of economic theory, while also writing and speaking on public policy issues from a distinctly free-market […]

FRIEDMAN FRIDAY “The Truth about Milton Friedman” by David Boaz

—- April 21, 2008 8:45AM The Truth about Milton Friedman  By David Boaz Peter Goodman writes in the New York Timesthat we live in a laissez-faire world created by Milton Friedman and that that wild, unfettered market has led to our current economic problems.  David Henderson, the first editor of Cato Policy Report, begs to differ. David R. Henderson is a research fellow […]

Why don’t we get Coronavirus Vaccine Now? Milton Friedman: “FDA has done more harm by retarding progress in the production and distribution of valuable drugs than it has done good by preventing the distribution of harmful or ineffective drugs.”

_- —- Quotations: Economists’ Judgments about the FDA Permitting 1: Significant Liberalization Supported, Definite Judgment Gary Becker argues for eliminating the efficacy requirements, to improve health and to encourage lower-priced pharmaceuticals: “[T]he prices faced by Americans can be lowered without price controls while drug development is encouraged, rather than stifled. A major step would be […]

FRIEDMAN FRIDAY Restrictionists Are Abusing Milton Friedman Shikha Dalmia | July 24, 2018

– Restrictionists Are Abusing Milton Friedman What the late, great libertarian economist really said about immigration and welfare Shikha Dalmia | July 24, 2018 The late Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman was a free-market libertarian who believed that immigrants helped make AmericaEverett Collection via Newscom great. Yet he has become the restrictionist right’s weapon of choice to […]

FRIEDMAN FRIDAY Milton Friedman’s legacy Unfinished business

– Milton Friedman’s legacy Unfinished business Nov 23rd 2006 The ideas of a great economist changed the world. But not enough Nov 23rd 2006 IF YOU had to describe Milton Friedman with a single adjective—not an easy task—you could do worse than “tireless”. Until his death, at the age of 94 on November 16th, the […]

Friedman Friday MILTON FRIEDMAN: THE MOST QUOTABLE ECONOMIST September 7, 2016

– MILTON FRIEDMAN: THE MOST QUOTABLE ECONOMIST By Caitlin Grimes September 7, 2016 4:33 pm No Comments If you follow any free-market affiliated page on Facebook or Twitter, you have certainly seen a quote from the Milton Friedman. The Nobel Prize winner was not only an award-winning economist but a very well-spoken man. This has led […]

“Why Milton Friedman Saw School Choice as a First Step, Not a Final One” by Kerry McDonald on July 31, 2019

—- Why Milton Friedman Saw School Choice as a First Step, Not a Final One On his birthday, let’s celebrate Milton Friedman’s vision of enabling parents, not government, to be in control of a child’s education. Wednesday, July 31, 2019 Kerry McDonald EducationMilton FriedmanSchool ChoiceSchooling Libertarians and others are often torn about school choice. They […]

“Milton Friedman’s School Voucher Idea at 60” by Dan Lips June 24, 2015

—- Milton Friedman’s School Voucher Idea at 60 ByDAN LIPSJune 24, 2015 8:00 AM From school choice to personalized lifelong learning. Sixty years ago, Milton Friedman came up with a profound idea for improving education. Rather than paying public schools to educate the students in their districts, the future Nobel Laureate argued, the government should […]

FRIEDMAN FRIDAY ACTON INSTITUTE POWER BLOG 6 Quotes: Milton Friedman on Freedom and Economics by JOE CARTER • July 31, 2015

– ACTON INSTITUTE POWERBLOG 6 Quotes: Milton Friedman on Freedom and Economics by JOE CARTER • July 31, 2015 Aristotle has often been described as the philosopher of common sense. Similarly, Milton Friedman, who would have been 103 years old today, could be described as the economist of common sense. Friedman’s writings are often so clear and […]