Milton Friedman

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Breitbart
FULL TRANSCRIPT: Milo's Twitter Eulogypress secretary Josh Earnest about social media censorship at a White House pre
FULL TRANSCRIPT: Milo's Twitter Eulogy
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
press secretary Josh Earnest about social media censorship at a White House press briefing in March, he sounded like Milton Friedman when he responded, “part of what’s built into our system is a respect for private companies to put in place... Read more
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Philly.com
The search for authenticity among candidatesA dozen years ago I had a conversation with Milton Friedman, former speechwrite
The search for authenticity among candidates
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
A dozen years ago I had a conversation with Milton Friedman, former speechwriter for President Gerald Ford. Friedman had come to the Iowa Summer Writing Festival, where I was on faculty, to study creative writing. We sat in the lobby of the Iowa... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Negative Effects of Immigration on the Economyto some degree by the state. In some (many?) cases, the expectation increases p
Negative Effects of Immigration on the Economy
Naked Capitalism / Posted 5 days ago
to some degree by the state. In some (many?) cases, the expectation increases post-arrival. (Like any great economist, Milton Friedman got a lot of things wrong about how the economy works but he had a point when he said you can have a welfare... Read more
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Zero Hedge
An Unorthodox Solution To The World's Economic Problemscancel the entire government debt held by banks and over $15 trillion of privat
An Unorthodox Solution To The World's Economic Problems
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 days ago
cancel the entire government debt held by banks and over $15 trillion of private debt! Irvin Fisher, a Yale economist whom Milton Friedman called America’s greatest economist, said that the plan would greatly reduce the severity of business cycles,... Read more
7d
The Economic Times
Market Paathshalaof the FCNR(B), foreign currency non resident (banks) swap scheme. Helicopter
Market Paathshala
The Economic Times / Posted 7 days ago
of the FCNR(B), foreign currency non resident (banks) swap scheme. Helicopter money is a phrase coined by economist Milton Friedman that signified a helicopter dropping currency from the sky. Most investors tend to look at last 1-year... Read more
7d
Op-Ed News
Question Received Wisdom; Learn What We Don't Know, And Let the Chips Fall Where They Maywrong in the USA. But practically nobody knows what or why. And that includes e
Question Received Wisdom; Learn What We Don't Know, And Let the Chips Fall Where They May
Op-Ed News / Posted 7 days ago
wrong in the USA. But practically nobody knows what or why. And that includes economists who have won a Nobel Prize. One, Milton Friedman, did know how to be an authority figure for plutocrats to point to when defending their vast and growing... Read more
7d
OregonLive.com
Rent control is not the answer; basic economics iscontrolling rents is not the right answer. Economists on both sides of the poli
Rent control is not the answer; basic economics is
OregonLive.com / Posted 7 days ago
controlling rents is not the right answer. Economists on both sides of the political spectrum agree — from Paul Krugman to Milton Friedman. Both of these Nobel laureates understood that the net result of rent stabilization is a reduction in the... Read more
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Orange County Register
Temporary taxes become permanent in Prop. 55Economist Milton Friedman said, and was proved right many times over, that noth
Temporary taxes become permanent in Prop. 55
Orange County Register / Posted 9 days ago
Economist Milton Friedman said, and was proved right many times over, that nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program. The same could be said for temporary taxes. They’re about as eternal as death. It’s actually a ghost we are... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Agbakoba - My Solution to Nigeria's Economic Recessionbiting situation, he said: "I feel that government's monetary policy will be re
Agbakoba - My Solution to Nigeria's Economic Recession
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
biting situation, he said: "I feel that government's monetary policy will be required to move from strict monetarism of the Milton Friedman School of thought to the Keynesian Model. Milton Friedman promoted an alternative macroeconomic viewpoint... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Agbakoba Writes Buhari, Suggest Ways Out of Economic Recessiona solution to this, I feel that Government's monetary policy will be required t
Agbakoba Writes Buhari, Suggest Ways Out of Economic Recession
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
a solution to this, I feel that Government's monetary policy will be required to move from strict monetarism of the Milton Friedman School of thought to the Keynesian Model. Milton Friedman promoted an alternative macroeconomic viewpoint... Read more
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Market Watch
Maybe a computer could replace the Fed’s Janet Yellen?Economist Milton Friedman was in favor of replacing the Federal Reserve with a
Maybe a computer could replace the Fed’s Janet Yellen?
Market Watch / Posted 11 days ago
Economist Milton Friedman was in favor of replacing the Federal Reserve with a computer. Maybe he was on to something. The Nobel prize winner wasn’t dismissing the role of the central bank in providing a stable macro-economic environment. To the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Learn with ETMarketsof the FCNR(B), foreign currency non resident (banks) swap scheme. Helicopter
Learn with ETMarkets
The Economic Times / Posted 11 days ago
of the FCNR(B), foreign currency non resident (banks) swap scheme. Helicopter money is a phrase coined by economist Milton Friedman that signified a helicopter dropping currency from the sky. Most investors tend to look at last 1-year... Read more
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The Daily Reckoning
This Is How the Feds Will Ban Cashinto their tool rooms and bring out something new. It will no doubt include ‘he
This Is How the Feds Will Ban Cash
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 13 days ago
into their tool rooms and bring out something new. It will no doubt include ‘helicopter money.’ This is the term economist Milton Friedman used to describe direct giveaways of newly minted money without any corresponding increase in the... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Japan Isn't Playing Neoliberalism’s Word Gamesthe economists espousing free market fundamentalism (most famously perhaps were
Japan Isn't Playing Neoliberalism’s Word Games
Naked Capitalism / Posted 17 days ago
the economists espousing free market fundamentalism (most famously perhaps were the so-called “Chicago Boys”, for whom Milton Friedman was their spiritual leader) ended up setting for us. Neoliberalism took particular care to establish an... Read more
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The Daily Reckoning
Why Rich People Hate Trumplike the old money. It seemed to work just like the dollar always did. And the
Why Rich People Hate Trump
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 17 days ago
like the old money. It seemed to work just like the dollar always did. And the most distinguished economist of the era — Milton Friedman — advised Nixon to put it in place. Subtle…slippery — the difference between the old dollar and the new one... Read more
17d
Market Watch
What mainstream Republicans need from Donald Trump— paying out more to the poor and less to the rich. So-called “new conservative
What mainstream Republicans need from Donald Trump
Market Watch / Posted 17 days ago
— paying out more to the poor and less to the rich. So-called “new conservatives” have been champing since the days of Milton Friedman in the 1970s to convert safety-net programs into “voucher” programs which individuals can use to buy services... Read more
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Raw Story
Here are the 10 unfunniest parts of this Koch brothers’ guide to being a funny conservativepants though. 8. Only go with the freshest memes, like this super new “Hey gir
Here are the 10 unfunniest parts of this Koch brothers’ guide to being a funny conservative
Raw Story / Posted 18 days ago
pants though. 8. Only go with the freshest memes, like this super new “Hey girl” gag. 9. Is this cat fun? Is it as fun as Milton Friedman? Ask the hip millennials flooding Americans for Prosperity. 10. And naturally, let’s end on a joke that... Read more
19d
Breitbart
Obama Celebrates Labor Day in China as Black Americans Worse Offin growth industries.” But black Americans seem to have experienced during the
Obama Celebrates Labor Day in China as Black Americans Worse Off
Breitbart / Posted 19 days ago
in growth industries.” But black Americans seem to have experienced during the Obama years what Nobel Prize laureate Milton Friedman famously warned about: “If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there’d... Read more
20d
Market Watch
‘Helicopter money’ may give Fed the inflation it wantsbetting on dead.” Central bankers’ latest tool for whipping the donkey is “hel
‘Helicopter money’ may give Fed the inflation it wants
Market Watch / Posted 20 days ago
betting on dead.” Central bankers’ latest tool for whipping the donkey is “helicopter money,” a phrase coined by economist Milton Friedman that suggests a helicopter dropping currency from the sky and creating instant inflation. Toby Nangle of... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Op Ed: The politics of the money economy – the power and limits of the central bankdebate goes on today in the US. Followers of Ayn Rand and other free market ext
Op Ed: The politics of the money economy – the power and limits of the central bank
Daily Maverick / Posted 20 days ago
debate goes on today in the US. Followers of Ayn Rand and other free market extremists such as the followers of Milton Friedman decry the fact that government must be in charge of money supply and policy. Nothing backs paper money other... Read more
22d
Oroville Mercury-Register
Just typical corporate media propagandapropaganda works. You repeat things enough and people start to believe it’s tru
Just typical corporate media propaganda
Oroville Mercury-Register / Posted 22 days ago
propaganda works. You repeat things enough and people start to believe it’s true. The E-R quotes The Cato Institute and Milton Friedman, who promote this idea, an idea that obviously hasn’t and doesn’t work. Their idea only works for the very... Read more
23d
Stamford Advocate
The EpiPen Tycoon game is a gentle reminder of the monster we've made of our stock marketinstitution which has a social service as well as a profit-making function." I
The EpiPen Tycoon game is a gentle reminder of the monster we've made of our stock market
Stamford Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
institution which has a social service as well as a profit-making function." In the 1970s, that flipped. Noted economist Milton Friedman wrote in The New York Times Magazine in 1970 that a corporation's only "social responsibility of business ...... Read more
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Connecticut Post
The EpiPen Tycoon game is a gentle reminder of the monster we've made of our stock marketinstitution which has a social service as well as a profit-making function." I
The EpiPen Tycoon game is a gentle reminder of the monster we've made of our stock market
Connecticut Post / Posted 23 days ago
institution which has a social service as well as a profit-making function." In the 1970s, that flipped. Noted economist Milton Friedman wrote in The New York Times Magazine in 1970 that a corporation's only "social responsibility of business ...... Read more
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23d
Business Insider
The EpiPen Tycoon game is a gentle reminder of the monster we've made of our stock marketinstitution which has a social service as well as a profit-making function." I
The EpiPen Tycoon game is a gentle reminder of the monster we've made of our stock market
Business Insider / Posted 23 days ago
institution which has a social service as well as a profit-making function." In the 1970s, that flipped. Noted economist Milton Friedman wrote in The New York Times Magazine in 1970 that a corporation's only "social responsibility of business ...... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Thomas Sowell: A gem in Chicagosmear, "racism." But the first time I saw a white professor at a white universi
Thomas Sowell: A gem in Chicago
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 25 days ago
smear, "racism." But the first time I saw a white professor at a white university with a black secretary, it was Milton Friedman at the University of Chicago in 1960 -- four years before the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Years earlier, the... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
A gem in Chicagosmear, ''racism.'' But the first time I saw a white professor at a white univer
A gem in Chicago
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 26 days ago
smear, ''racism.'' But the first time I saw a white professor at a white university with a black secretary, it was Milton Friedman at the University of Chicago in 1960 - four years before the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Years earlier, the... Read more
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26d
San Antonio Express-News
Are US antitrust regulators giving Silicon Valley's 'free' apps a free pass?core, this is a prototypical market exchange, as contract law has long recogniz
Are US antitrust regulators giving Silicon Valley's 'free' apps a free pass?
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 26 days ago
core, this is a prototypical market exchange, as contract law has long recognized. When it comes to the marketplace, as Milton Friedman famously quipped, “There is no free lunch.” The internet did not destroy firms’ profit motive. It also did... Read more
26d
Breitbart
James Pinkerton: Globalism Hits a Brick Wall: Now, What Will Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Do?enthusiasm has been the United States. In particular, the University of Chicago
James Pinkerton: Globalism Hits a Brick Wall: Now, What Will Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Do?
Breitbart / Posted 26 days ago
enthusiasm has been the United States. In particular, the University of Chicago, home to the Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman, became free trade’s academic citadel; hence the “Chicago School” has displaced Manchesterism. And just as... Read more
26d
The Columbian
Sowell: University puts halt to epidemic of political correctnesssmear, “racism.” But the first time I saw a white professor at a white universi
Sowell: University puts halt to epidemic of political correctness
The Columbian / Posted 26 days ago
smear, “racism.” But the first time I saw a white professor at a white university with a black secretary, it was Milton Friedman at the University of Chicago in 1960 — four years before the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Years earlier, the... Read more
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The Daily Reckoning
Does the Federal Reserve Bank Want Trump to Lose?she say something? Shouldn’t she at least try to explain how things got where t
Does the Federal Reserve Bank Want Trump to Lose?
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 27 days ago
she say something? Shouldn’t she at least try to explain how things got where they are? Shouldn’t she blame economist Milton Friedman? After all, it was Freidman — the high priest of monetarism — who advised President Nixon to take the US off... Read more
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The Hill
Fox Business, Stossel to host Libertarian town hallmade life worse.” Stossel said he “wised up” while reading the works of Nobel
Fox Business, Stossel to host Libertarian town hall
The Hill / Posted 30 days ago
made life worse.” Stossel said he “wised up” while reading the works of Nobel prize-winning economists F.A. Hayek and Milton Friedman, along with Reason Magazine. “I'm not a member of the Libertarian Party. I'm a registered Democrat. But I'm... Read more

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