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(Don Boudreaux) TweetWhat struck me most about reading Kristian Niemietz’s superb 2019 book, Socialism: The Failed Idea That Never Dies was not its recounting of socialist failures and horrors. As sad as these are, the existence of, if not all of the details of, these...

Fifty years have passed since Milton Friedman’s article in the New York Times Magazine on “The Social Responsibility of Business.” This anniversary has been widely remembered- though perhaps more vilified than celebrated ( David Henderson was among those celebrating it, here).   As Friedman is considered such...

I’m very pleased to announce that my book Liberty or Lockdown is now available at Amazon. It includes a foreword by George Gilder. Below is my introduction. For most Americans, the Covid-19 lockdown was our first experience in a full denial of freedom. Businesses forced closed....

(Don Boudreaux) Tweet… is from page 286 of Kristian Niemietz’s excellent 2019 book, Socialism: The Failed Idea That Never Dies: [O]ur economic intuitions are a legacy of the tribal age. Most anti-capitalist arguments, then, no matter how much complex-sounding sociological jargon they may use, are really...