By Milton Friedman

Selected through the days Literary complement as one of many "hundred such a lot influential books because the war"

How do we enjoy the promise of presidency whereas fending off the chance it poses to person freedom? during this vintage ebook, Milton Friedman presents the definitive assertion of his immensely influential monetary philosophy—one during which aggressive capitalism serves as either a tool for reaching monetary freedom and an important situation for political freedom. the result's an obtainable textual content that has bought good over part one million copies in English, has been translated into eighteen languages, and indicates each signal of changing into an increasing number of influential as time is going on.

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"Milton Friedman is among the nation's striking economists, exceptional for extraordinary analytical powers and technical virtuosity. he's unfailingly enlightening, self sustaining, brave, penetrating, and certainly, stimulating." - Henry Hazlitt, Newsweek

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The possibility of co-ordination through voluntary co-opera.. tion rests on the elementary - yet frequently denied - proposition that both parties to an economic transaction benefit from it, provided the transaction is bi-laterally voluntary and informed. Exchange can therefore bring about co-ordination without coercion. A working model of a society organized through voluntary exchange. is a tree private enterprise exchange economywhat we have been calling competitive capitalism. In its simplest form, such a society consists of a number of independent households - a collection of Robinson Crusoes, as it were.

If so owned and operated, the enterprise running the highway should receive the gasoline taxes paid on account of travel on it. Parks are an interesting example because they illustrate the difference between cases that can and cases that cannot be justified by neighborhood effects, and because almost everyone at first sight regards the conduct of National Parks as obviously a valid function of government. In fact, however, neighborhood effects may justify a city park; they do not justify a national park, like Yellowstone National Park or the Grand Canyon.

Rich turned out to be Dalton (Johnny Got His Gun) Trumbo, one of the original "Hollywood Ten" writers who refused to testify at the 1947 hearings on Communism in the movie industry. Said producer Frank King, who had stoutly insisted that Robert Rich was "a young guy in Spain with a beard": "We have an obligation to our stockholders to buy the best script we can. Trumbo brought us The Brave One and we bought it". . In effect it was the formal end of the Hollywood black list. For barred writers, the informal end came long ago.

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