Milton Friedman

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Op-Ed News
21st Century American Slavesconcept, created by libertarian heroes Friederich Hayek, Ludwig von Mises and
Op-Ed News / Posted 3 hours ago
concept, created by libertarian heroes Friederich Hayek, Ludwig von Mises and Ayn Rand, then embraced and popularized by Milton Friedman. Neoliberal philosophies include getting rid of all regulations that protect workers, the poor, nature,... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Milton Friedman & Conservatives Are Wrong In Educationintended to make public schooling work more efficiently. Imagine my surprise t
Zero Hedge / Posted 18 hours ago
intended to make public schooling work more efficiently. Imagine my surprise to receive a critique from none other than Milton Friedman, the Nobel Prize-winning economist who is the father of the school voucher program. Friedman leveled his... Read more
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Op-Ed News
George Monbiot Discusses Creating a New Story to Replace Neoliberalismthose are the gods of libertarians here in this country and what you describe
Op-Ed News / Posted 4 days ago
those are the gods of libertarians here in this country and what you described they believed in and they then led to Milton Friedman who is one of the evil people on this planet who I frequently refer to what but what do you describe them... Read more
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The Hindu
Banker with a cause: review of Raghuram Rajan's 'I Do What I Do'is not beyond taking the occasional swipe at the “Keynesian economist” he makes
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
is not beyond taking the occasional swipe at the “Keynesian economist” he makes light of his own allegiance to the work of Milton Friedman, which should leave him a “new classical macroeconomist.” The issues are somewhat technical here, and the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Democracy Vs. Liberty: Trump Fails To Understand The Foundersbook on political science and its broad practical aspects written in the last t
Zero Hedge / Posted 5 days ago
book on political science and its broad practical aspects written in the last thousand years.” And if that were not enough, Milton Friedman wrote in 1973 that Federalist Paper 15, written by Hamilton, “contains a more cogent analysis of the European... Read more
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Zero Hedge
"Worse Than Big Tobacco": How Big Pharma Fuels The Opioid Epidemicthat for the past several decades America has undergone a devastating experimen
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 days ago
that for the past several decades America has undergone a devastating experiment based on the philosophy of economist Milton Friedman, who claimed that the only social responsibility of a company is to make a profit. Untimely deaths from... Read more
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The Washington Times
Europeans have self-destructive view of worldsuch as theirs? Can you even imagine the Cubans or Chinese issuing a stamp comm
The Washington Times / Posted 8 days ago
such as theirs? Can you even imagine the Cubans or Chinese issuing a stamp commemorating Adam Smith, Friedrich Hayek or Milton Friedman? But that’s not the worst of it. This particular Marxist revolutionary wrote a treatise in 1967 in praise of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
That 'waning' U. of C. dynasty wins another Nobelin 2011, Leonid Hurwicz and Roger Myerson in 2007: a murderers’ row of brillian
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
in 2011, Leonid Hurwicz and Roger Myerson in 2007: a murderers’ row of brilliant economists tracing to the legendary Milton Friedman , who won in 1976, and Paul Samuelson, who won in 1970, two years after the economic prize was... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Thaler wins Nobel as global policy makers embrace ‘nudge’ theoryand its role in shaping everything from executive pay to public sector privatiz
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
and its role in shaping everything from executive pay to public sector privatizations. Previous laureates have included Milton Friedman, James Tobin, Paul Krugman and Friedrich August von Hayek. Thaler is not the first behavioral economist to... Read more
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Weekly Times
'Nudge' theorist Thaler wins Nobel prizeUS academics won or shared the prize every year. While few economists are hous
Weekly Times / Posted 10 days ago
US academics won or shared the prize every year. While few economists are household names, past winners have included Milton Friedman, in 1976, whose work is a cornerstone of current monetary policy, and James Tobin, in 1981, who proposed... Read more
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Herald Sun
'Nudge' theorist Thaler wins Nobel prizeUS academics won or shared the prize every year. While few economists are hous
Herald Sun / Posted 10 days ago
US academics won or shared the prize every year. While few economists are household names, past winners have included Milton Friedman, in 1976, whose work is a cornerstone of current monetary policy, and James Tobin, in 1981, who proposed... Read more
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News.com.au
‘Nudge’ theorist Thaler wins Nobel prizeUS academics won or shared the prize every year. While few economists are hous
News.com.au / Posted 10 days ago
US academics won or shared the prize every year. While few economists are household names, past winners have included Milton Friedman, in 1976, whose work is a cornerstone of current monetary policy, and James Tobin, in 1981, who proposed... Read more
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Adelaide Now
'Nudge' theorist Thaler wins Nobel prizeUS academics won or shared the prize every year. While few economists are hous
Adelaide Now / Posted 10 days ago
US academics won or shared the prize every year. While few economists are household names, past winners have included Milton Friedman, in 1976, whose work is a cornerstone of current monetary policy, and James Tobin, in 1981, who proposed... Read more
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The Courier Mail
'Nudge' theorist Thaler wins Nobel prizeUS academics won or shared the prize every year. While few economists are hous
The Courier Mail / Posted 10 days ago
US academics won or shared the prize every year. While few economists are household names, past winners have included Milton Friedman, in 1976, whose work is a cornerstone of current monetary policy, and James Tobin, in 1981, who proposed... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
We're all human - 'Nudge' theorist Thaler wins economic Nobelscientists who have made contributions," he said. While few economists are hou
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
scientists who have made contributions," he said. While few economists are household names, past winners have included Milton Friedman, in 1976, whose work is a cornerstone of current monetary policy, and James Tobin, in 1981, who proposed... Read more
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Business Standard India
We're all human: 'Nudge' theorist Richard Thaler wins economics Nobelscientists who have made contributions," he said. While few economists are hou
Business Standard India / Posted 10 days ago
scientists who have made contributions," he said. While few economists are household names, past winners have included Milton Friedman, in 1976, whose work is a cornerstone of current monetary policy, and James Tobin, in 1981, who proposed... Read more
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Gulf News
List of Nobel Economics Prize laureatesSchultz (US), Arthur Lewis (Britain)1978: Herbert Simon (US)1977: Bertil Ohlin
Gulf News / Posted 10 days ago
Schultz (US), Arthur Lewis (Britain)1978: Herbert Simon (US)1977: Bertil Ohlin (Sweden), James Meade (Britain)1976: Milton Friedman (US)1975: Leonid Kantorovich (Soviet Union), Tjalling Koopmans (US)1974: Gunnar Myrdal (Sweden), Friedrich... Read more
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Reuters
We're all human: 'Nudge' theorist Thaler wins economics Nobelscientists who have made contributions,” he said. While few economists are hou
Reuters / Posted 10 days ago
scientists who have made contributions,” he said. While few economists are household names, past winners have included Milton Friedman, in 1976, whose work is a cornerstone of current monetary policy, and James Tobin, in 1981, who proposed... Read more
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express
Richard Thaler: US economist wins prestigious Nobel Economics PrizeUS academics won or shared the prize every year. While few economists are hous
express / Posted 10 days ago
US academics won or shared the prize every year. While few economists are household names, past winners have included Milton Friedman, in 1976, whose work is a cornerstone of current monetary policy, and James Tobin, in 1981, who proposed... Read more
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The Irish Times
‘Nudge’ theorist Richard Thaler wins Nobel economics prize2013, US academics won or shared the prize every year. While few economists are
The Irish Times / Posted 10 days ago
2013, US academics won or shared the prize every year. While few economists are household names, past winners have included Milton Friedman, in 1976, whose work is a cornerstone of current monetary policy, and James Tobin, in 1981, who proposed... Read more
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Swissinfo
'Nudge' theorist Richard Thaler wins Nobel economics prizeU.S. academics won or shared the prize every year. While few economists are ho
Swissinfo / Posted 10 days ago
U.S. academics won or shared the prize every year. While few economists are household names, past winners have included Milton Friedman, in 1976, whose work is a cornerstone of current monetary policy, and James Tobin, in 1981, who proposed... Read more
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Reuters
'Nudge' theorist Richard Thaler wins Nobel economics prizeU.S. academics won or shared the prize every year. While few economists are ho
Reuters / Posted 10 days ago
U.S. academics won or shared the prize every year. While few economists are household names, past winners have included Milton Friedman, in 1976, whose work is a cornerstone of current monetary policy, and James Tobin, in 1981, who proposed... Read more
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The Economic Times
US economist Richard Thaler wins Nobel prize for economicsU.S. academics won or shared the prize every year. While few economists are ho
The Economic Times / Posted 10 days ago
U.S. academics won or shared the prize every year. While few economists are household names, past winners have included Milton Friedman, in 1976, whose work is a cornerstone of current monetary policy, and James Tobin, in 1981, who proposed... Read more
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Business Standard India
Here's what the Nobel Prize tells us about the state of economicsrecent paper tries to measure their fame and achievement based on the number of
Business Standard India / Posted 10 days ago
recent paper tries to measure their fame and achievement based on the number of Google hits. The top three turn out to be Milton Friedman, Joseph Stiglitz and Paul Krugman. This is probably not surprising, given that these are the three Nobel... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Trump's tax plan gives Wall Street everything it wants - and that's bad news for themzero support outside of Aspen, Palm Beach and the Hamptons - nd it's not just t
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
zero support outside of Aspen, Palm Beach and the Hamptons - nd it's not just that conservative intellectuals really like Milton Friedman a lot. The second are the upper-middle-class professionals who feel as though they're doing much worse than... Read more
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Market Watch
Waste time on Facebook and Twitter, and become a better investorU.S. economic history, offers a good case study of how viral stories may help c
Market Watch / Posted 14 days ago
U.S. economic history, offers a good case study of how viral stories may help cause a train wreck. Esteemed economist Milton Friedman and other historians blame this depression on the Federal Reserve. It raised interest rates sharply in... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
From rainbow to monochrome: business paying lip serviceMBA’s that their only responsibility is to generate profits for shareholders?
News 24 South Africa / Posted 17 days ago
MBA’s that their only responsibility is to generate profits for shareholders? It was back in 1970 when American economist Milton Friedman first floated what Jack Welch, a master of shareholder wealth creation and long-serving CEO of General... Read more
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Op-Ed News
How the Republican Party Has Conned America for Over 30 Yearsof Teddy Roosevelt), market fundamentalism was a virtual religion. Economists f
Op-Ed News / Posted 19 days ago
of Teddy Roosevelt), market fundamentalism was a virtual religion. Economists from Ludwig von Mises to Friedrich Hayek to Milton Friedman had preached that government could only make a mess of things economic, and the world of finance should be... Read more
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The Wesleyan Argus
Enemies of Free Speechhas been thoroughly disgraced by the standards of both left and right, this cal
The Wesleyan Argus / Posted 20 days ago
has been thoroughly disgraced by the standards of both left and right, this calculus has only grown more cynical. When Milton Friedman descended on college campuses in the late 1970’s to articulate a defense of libertarianism, he included in... Read more
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Gulf News
The rise of crypto-currency masks undercurrentswords, central bank money.Printing makes the dollar slowly lose value over time
Gulf News / Posted 20 days ago
words, central bank money.Printing makes the dollar slowly lose value over time through inflation. The great economist Milton Friedman summed it up when he said that “inflation is always and everywhere a monetary phenomenon”.Faced with a choice... Read more
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Breitbart
Flynn: Hugh Can’t Take the Grotto, or the Girls, with Hughwhat became Fahrenheit 451, a book ostensibly about people who burn them, in hi
Breitbart / Posted 20 days ago
what became Fahrenheit 451, a book ostensibly about people who burn them, in his magazine that so many wanted to burn. Milton Friedman, Jimmy Carter, Rush Limbaugh, Malcolm X, Saul Bellow, Ansel Adams and other luminaries sat for interviews.... Read more
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The Washington Times
Silicon Valley now seen as greedythe election of populist Donald Trump, the Republican Party seems less wedded t
The Washington Times / Posted 21 days ago
the election of populist Donald Trump, the Republican Party seems less wedded to the doctrines of economic libertarian Milton Friedman and more to the trust-busting zeal of Teddy Roosevelt. The public so far has welcomed the unregulated... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Sermon On The Mount[ain Of Debt]to end, with millions of people having their savings essentially washed out, th
Zero Hedge / Posted 25 days ago
to end, with millions of people having their savings essentially washed out, that decline was utterly unnecessary – Milton Friedman Here is Ben Bernanke, The problem within the Fed was largely doctrinal: Fed officials appeared to subscribe... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Janet Yellen's 78-Month Plan For The National Monetary Policy Of The United Statesand then made a preconceived diagnosis. After that, he picked up his copy of A
Zero Hedge / Posted 26 days ago
and then made a preconceived diagnosis. After that, he picked up his copy of A Monetary History of the United States by Milton Friedman and Anna Schwartz, turned to the chapter on the Great Depression, and got to work expanding the Fed’s balance... Read more
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The Hill
Let’s not give up on a guaranteed basic income before we’ve triedbeginning. Still another affordable way to structure the policy would be as a
The Hill / Posted 28 days ago
beginning. Still another affordable way to structure the policy would be as a negative income tax, which Richard Nixon and Milton Friedman once supported. It would supplement the income of everyone below the poverty line and bring them up to a... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Health care, tax reform: It's now or neverown budgets. No, a $1.5-trillion tax cut needs to be accompanied by an equal a
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 28 days ago
own budgets. No, a $1.5-trillion tax cut needs to be accompanied by an equal amount of spending cuts. After all, as Milton Friedman posited, the amount you spend is the amount you need to tax for, and if we tax for $1.5-trillion less, we... Read more
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Salon.com
How to read Donald Trumphow our country became a laboratory for the shock-therapy treatments of the Chi
Salon.com / Posted 28 days ago
how our country became a laboratory for the shock-therapy treatments of the Chicago boys, a group of economists mentored by Milton Friedman who were eager to apply the economic strategies of a brutal laissez-fare capitalism that would conquer... Read more
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Market Watch
The Federal Reserve is peddling ‘Tinker Bell economics’market leads to higher wages, which lead to higher prices. This is one of those
Market Watch / Posted 30 days ago
market leads to higher wages, which lead to higher prices. This is one of those myths that never dies: cost-push inflation. Milton Friedman was adamant that both prices and costs rise in response to an increase in aggregate demand, which is a... Read more

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