Milton Friedman

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Letterspretensions. Yet neoliberalism, which seems to be his faith, might be tarred wi
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
pretensions. Yet neoliberalism, which seems to be his faith, might be tarred with the same brush. F.A. Hayek and Milton Friedman stand at the apex of its prophets. Hayek's The Road to Serfdom and The Constitution of Liberty, plus... Read more
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Breitbart
More Silicon Valley Elites Endorsing Universal Basic Income Proposalbasic income plan has an interesting history. It has been endorsed by conservat
Breitbart / Posted 6 days ago
basic income plan has an interesting history. It has been endorsed by conservative and libertarian thinkers such as Milton Friedman, F.A. Hayek, and Charles Murray. Despite this, it has been derided by many free-market conservative and... Read more
6d
New Kerala
Over 700 Economists Call for Death Tax Repeal - newkerala news #262155WASHINGTON, Aug. 10, 2017 : Today, the late Milton Friedman's open letter calli
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
WASHINGTON, Aug. 10, 2017 : Today, the late Milton Friedman's open letter calling for full repeal of the federal estate tax was reissued with the signatures of 727 economists from some of the world's top institutions, including four Nobel Laureates... Read more
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The Hill
Thanks to Trump, recovery from Great Recession finally startinggrows faster than normal for a while to catch up to its long-term economic grow
The Hill / Posted 8 days ago
grows faster than normal for a while to catch up to its long-term economic growth trendline, a pattern first noticed by Milton Friedman, the Nobel laureate economist. Based on that metric, the economy should have come out of the recession... Read more
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Salon.com
The right wing in America has long tried to destroy “government schools”whites’ reaction to Brown. What was interesting to me, in finding this story an
Salon.com / Posted 9 days ago
whites’ reaction to Brown. What was interesting to me, in finding this story and seeing it through new eyes, is that Milton Friedman, I learned, had written his first manifesto for school vouchers in 1955 as the news was coming out of the... Read more
10d
Market Watch
Beware investment products so complicated it’s hard to even tell if they’re baditself has nevertheless been in vogue for some time. In a video titled “Who Pro
Market Watch / Posted 10 days ago
itself has nevertheless been in vogue for some time. In a video titled “Who Protects the Consumer,” free-market economist Milton Friedman explained why he doesn’t believe government agencies needed to protect consumers from bad... Read more
14d
Raw Story
These 21 facts explain exactly who Stephen Miller is — and why the Trump mouthpiece does what he doesJohn Wayne, Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jackie Wils
Raw Story / Posted 14 days ago
John Wayne, Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jackie Wilson, Theodore Roosevelt, Douglas Macarthur, Milton Friedman, Edgar Allen Poe, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Thomas Edison and again, for emphasis, Elvis Presley.” Neat-o! He... Read more
14d
The Hindu
Don’t stop driverless carsA foreign bureaucrat once told American economist Milton Friedman that workers
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
A foreign bureaucrat once told American economist Milton Friedman that workers in his country were given shovels instead of tractors to build a canal because more jobs were created that way. Hearing this, Friedman is said to have quipped, “If it’s... Read more
14d
Market Watch
Why Greenspan is wrong about bubbles in bondsand wages in the U.K. — was only valid in the short run. The absence of any lon
Market Watch / Posted 14 days ago
and wages in the U.K. — was only valid in the short run. The absence of any long-term trade-off was described by economists Milton Friedman and Edmund Phelps in the late 1960s. The coexistence of high unemployment and high inflation in the 1970s... Read more
15d
Naked Capitalism
Original Shareholder Value Article – Milton Friedman to GM: Build Clunky CarsOn September 13, 1970, Milton Friedman published one of the most arguably econo
Naked Capitalism / Posted 15 days ago
On September 13, 1970, Milton Friedman published one of the most arguably economically destructive articles in history, “The Social Responsibility Of Business Is to Increase Its Profits,” in the New York Times. The article is available, in PDF form,... Read more
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Arts Journal
Take it from an old friend, Bob, you just gotta see thisplace. I met TS Eliot, Leo Szilard, Claes Oldenburg, Paul Goodman, Josef von St
Arts Journal / Posted 15 days ago
place. I met TS Eliot, Leo Szilard, Claes Oldenburg, Paul Goodman, Josef von Sternberg, Mary MacCarthy, Norman Mailer, Milton Friedman and Hannah Arendt, and was taught by Saul Bellow and Norman Maclean (who wrote A River Runs Through It). I... Read more
16d
Zero Hedge
Here's The Real Reason The Fed Is Making Absurd Monetary Decisions1967 peer-reviewed paper, Edmund Phelps challenged the theoretical structure of
Zero Hedge / Posted 16 days ago
1967 peer-reviewed paper, Edmund Phelps challenged the theoretical structure of the Philips Curve. Independently of Phelps, Milton Friedman (1912-2006) in his Presidential address to the American Economic Association in 1967 (published in 1968) came... Read more
16d
The Hindu
The Reserve Bank is off targetwho in the case of our ‘modern’ monetary policy might be the “defunct” economis
The Hindu / Posted 16 days ago
who in the case of our ‘modern’ monetary policy might be the “defunct” economist of the quote we started out with? It is Milton Friedman who asserted — without argument, it may be noted — that inflation reflects an output gap. The idea itself he... Read more
19d
San Antonio Express-News
Randi Weingarten’s smearEdward County, even if she doesn’t let that stop her. The intellectual seed of
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 19 days ago
Edward County, even if she doesn’t let that stop her. The intellectual seed of school choice was first planted in 1955 by Milton Friedman, the late Nobel Prize-winning libertarian economist never mistaken for a bigot. Friedman believed widely... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Building a smarter resistancevictimized by shock. It's basically smash-and-grab by neoliberals. She pointed
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 21 days ago
victimized by shock. It's basically smash-and-grab by neoliberals. She pointed the finger at 1976 Nobel Laureate Economist Milton Friedman of the University of Chicago, beloved advisor to USA President Ronald Reagan and UK Prime Minister Margaret... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Rich Lowry: Randi Weingarten's smearEdward County, even if she doesn't let that stop her. The intellectual seed of
OregonLive.com / Posted 21 days ago
Edward County, even if she doesn't let that stop her. The intellectual seed of school choice was first planted in 1955 by Milton Friedman, the late Nobel Prize-winning libertarian economist never mistaken for a bigot. Friedman believed widely... Read more
21d
Zero Hedge
Bitcoin: Fake Asset Or Security?– and most volatile-- “asset" classes. Adherents call the limited supply of bi
Zero Hedge / Posted 21 days ago
– and most volatile-- “asset" classes. Adherents call the limited supply of bitcoin the ultimate expression of Milton Friedman style monetarist discipline. They view the digital medium as a rational response to the fiscal and monetary... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Bolivia's President Declares "Total Independence" From World Bank And IMF– did not begin with September 11, 2001. The book traces its origins back fifty
Zero Hedge / Posted 22 days ago
– did not begin with September 11, 2001. The book traces its origins back fifty years, to the University of Chicago under Milton Friedman, which produced many of the leading neo-conservative and neo-liberal thinkers whose influence is still... Read more
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New York Post
Why Randi Weingarten has to lie to attack school choiceEdward County, even if she doesn’t let that stop her. The intellectual seed of
New York Post / Posted 23 days ago
Edward County, even if she doesn’t let that stop her. The intellectual seed of school choice was first planted in 1955 by Milton Friedman, the late Nobel Prize-winning libertarian economist never mistaken for a bigot. Friedman believed widely... Read more
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Salon.com
A 21st-century form of indentured servitude has already penetrated deep into the American heartlandabout 6 percent of the non-government workforce. But that wasn’t enough for th
Salon.com / Posted 24 days ago
about 6 percent of the non-government workforce. But that wasn’t enough for the acolytes of Ayn Rand, Ronald Reagan and Milton Friedman. They didn’t just want workers to lose their right to collectively bargain; they wanted employers to... Read more
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Raw Story
The one word guaranteed to make the corporate pundit class squirmout to me, “where most pundits simply rip off Wikipedia for their pieces, Chait
Raw Story / Posted 25 days ago
out to me, “where most pundits simply rip off Wikipedia for their pieces, Chait doesn’t even bother to check it.” The name Milton Friedman does not appear once in Chait’s discussion of neoliberalism. Neither do Friedrich von Hayek, James M... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
What does a boat party have to do with reinventing government? Find out at Ephemerisleher son. Ephemerisle is the brainchild of engineer and activist Patri Friedman
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 25 days ago
her son. Ephemerisle is the brainchild of engineer and activist Patri Friedman, grandson of Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman. The goal of his “Burning Man on water” was to tickle the imagination of like-minded free-thinkers and... Read more
26d
Daily Mail
Sean Hannity will no longer receive William F. Buckley Awardwhere rank-and-file conservatives see nothing amiss with giving Hannity an awar
Daily Mail / Posted 26 days ago
where rank-and-file conservatives see nothing amiss with giving Hannity an award named for Buckley, then surely there’s a Milton Friedman Prize awaiting Steve Bannon for his insights on free trade,' Stephens wrote. 'The floor’s the limit. Or, in... Read more
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27d
The Hill
Hannity to no longer receive Buckley award after pushbackwhere rank-and-file conservatives see nothing amiss with giving Hannity an awar
The Hill / Posted 27 days ago
where rank-and-file conservatives see nothing amiss with giving Hannity an award named for Buckley, then surely there’s a Milton Friedman Prize awaiting Steve Bannon for his insights on free trade. And maybe Sean Spicer can receive the Vaclav... Read more
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27d
News 8000
Sean Hannity will no longer receive Buckley Award after controversywhere rank-and-file conservatives see nothing amiss with giving Hannity an awar
News 8000 / Posted 27 days ago
where rank-and-file conservatives see nothing amiss with giving Hannity an award named for Buckley, then surely there's a Milton Friedman Prize awaiting Steve Bannon for his insights on free trade," Stephens wrote. "The floor's the limit. Or, in... Read more
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27d
KECI Missoula
Sean Hannity will no longer receive Buckley Award after controversywhere rank-and-file conservatives see nothing amiss with giving Hannity an awar
KECI Missoula / Posted 27 days ago
where rank-and-file conservatives see nothing amiss with giving Hannity an award named for Buckley, then surely there's a Milton Friedman Prize awaiting Steve Bannon for his insights on free trade," Stephens wrote. "The floor's the limit. Or, in... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Sean Hannity will no longer receive Buckley Award after controversywhere rank-and-file conservatives see nothing amiss with giving Hannity an awar
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 27 days ago
where rank-and-file conservatives see nothing amiss with giving Hannity an award named for Buckley, then surely there's a Milton Friedman Prize awaiting Steve Bannon for his insights on free trade," Stephens wrote. "The floor's the limit. Or, in... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Sean Hannity will no longer receive Buckley Award after controversywhere rank-and-file conservatives see nothing amiss with giving Hannity an awar
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 27 days ago
where rank-and-file conservatives see nothing amiss with giving Hannity an award named for Buckley, then surely there's a Milton Friedman Prize awaiting Steve Bannon for his insights on free trade," Stephens wrote. "The floor's the limit. Or, in... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Sean Hannity will no longer receive Buckley Award after controversywhere rank-and-file conservatives see nothing amiss with giving Hannity an awar
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 27 days ago
where rank-and-file conservatives see nothing amiss with giving Hannity an award named for Buckley, then surely there's a Milton Friedman Prize awaiting Steve Bannon for his insights on free trade," Stephens wrote. "The floor's the limit. Or, in... Read more
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27d
KRCR TV Redding
Sean Hannity will no longer receive Buckley Award after controversywhere rank-and-file conservatives see nothing amiss with giving Hannity an awar
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 27 days ago
where rank-and-file conservatives see nothing amiss with giving Hannity an award named for Buckley, then surely there's a Milton Friedman Prize awaiting Steve Bannon for his insights on free trade," Stephens wrote. "The floor's the limit. Or, in... Read more
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27d
News Channel 12 New Bern
Sean Hannity will no longer receive Buckley Award after controversywhere rank-and-file conservatives see nothing amiss with giving Hannity an awar
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 27 days ago
where rank-and-file conservatives see nothing amiss with giving Hannity an award named for Buckley, then surely there's a Milton Friedman Prize awaiting Steve Bannon for his insights on free trade," Stephens wrote. "The floor's the limit. Or, in... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Sean Hannity will no longer receive Buckley Award after controversywhere rank-and-file conservatives see nothing amiss with giving Hannity an awar
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 27 days ago
where rank-and-file conservatives see nothing amiss with giving Hannity an award named for Buckley, then surely there's a Milton Friedman Prize awaiting Steve Bannon for his insights on free trade," Stephens wrote. "The floor's the limit. Or, in... Read more
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Slate
De Blasio Wants to Dramatically Reduce NYC’s Rat Population. Don’t Hold Your Breath.despite its celebrated history, data users, including the current administratio
Slate / Posted 27 days ago
despite its celebrated history, data users, including the current administration, continue to fall for the trick. In 1992, Milton Friedman suspected regression to be the most common fallacy in the statistical analysis of economic data. All this... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Betsy DeVos' Latest Speech Draws Protests, Even Before She Speaksunions, and also promote digital learning. ALEC created the original school vo
KERA North Texas / Posted 28 days ago
unions, and also promote digital learning. ALEC created the original school voucher bill in 1984. Free-market economist Milton Friedman, widely credited as the originator of the idea, spoke at the annual gathering in 2006. According to the... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Betsy DeVos' Latest Speech Draws Protests, Even Before She Speaksunions, and also promote digital learning. ALEC created the original school vo
KPBS San Diego / Posted 28 days ago
unions, and also promote digital learning. ALEC created the original school voucher bill in 1984. Free-market economist Milton Friedman, widely credited as the originator of the idea, spoke at the annual gathering in 2006. According to the... Read more
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Salon.com
The deep history of the radical right’s stealth plan for Americaof “public choice economics”? NM: Buchanan was trained at the University of Ch
Salon.com / Posted 28 days ago
of “public choice economics”? NM: Buchanan was trained at the University of Chicago and was part of the same milieu as Milton Friedman and Friedrich Hayek and others whose names are more well known. What he did that was different from them is... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rauner lurches from crisis to crisisperson to express such an idea. Online quote aggregators attribute variations o
Chicago Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
person to express such an idea. Online quote aggregators attribute variations on it to, among others, Albert Einstein, Milton Friedman, Winston Churchill and John F. Kennedy. Kennedy's version credited the Chinese because, he said —... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
What Milton Friedman got right—and wrong—50 years agoshould work and what governments can do to improve their functioning. One such
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 30 days ago
should work and what governments can do to improve their functioning. One such moment came almost 50 years ago when Milton Friedman delivered his presidential address to the American Economic Association in Washington D.C. The subject of the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
20th Anniversary, Asia Financial Crisis: On How Bill, the NeoCons, the IMF and the Wall Street Journal Toppled Suhartowere outweighed by the full support for an Indonesian currency board by four No
Zero Hedge / Posted a month ago
were outweighed by the full support for an Indonesian currency board by four Nobel Laureates in Economics: Gary Becker, Milton Friedman, Merton Miller, and Robert Mundell. Also, Sir Alan Walters, Prime Minister Thatcher’s economic guru, a key... Read more
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Raw Story
The deep history of the radical right’s stealth plan for Americaof “public choice economics”? NM: Buchanan was trained at the University of Ch
Raw Story / Posted a month ago
of “public choice economics”? NM: Buchanan was trained at the University of Chicago and was part of the same milieu as Milton Friedman and Friedrich Hayek and others whose names are more well known. What he did that was different from them is... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The commanding heightswhere rank-and-file conservatives see nothing amiss with giving Hannity an awar
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
where rank-and-file conservatives see nothing amiss with giving Hannity an award named for Buckley, then surely there's a Milton Friedman Prize awaiting Steve Bannon for his insights on free trade. And maybe Sean Spicer can receive the Vaclav... Read more

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