Freeman

October 2012

Volume 62, 2012

Steve Fritzinger explains how, despite the government's best efforts, the internet came to revolutionize modern life. Dwight Lee pays tribute to Milton Friedman's groundbreaking classic; Bob Ewing tells of a blogger silenced for talking about his diet, James Ahiakpor exposes the fallacy that austerity and growth are mutually exclusive options; and much, much more. 


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The Golden Age of Freedom Is Still Ahead

OCTOBER 03, 2012 by ANTHONY GREGORY

Free enterprise is often associated with the past, but the golden era of freedom and free markets is not now and it's not behind us. It is still ahead of us.

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