Tag Archive for Milton Friedman

Two Fantastic Pieces on Healthcare

These are both a bit long, but absolutely fantastic. Well worth the time. The first is a link to a 28-page article from Dr. Roberts. The Best Essay on Health Care: The best essay on health care, ever, is by…

Milton Friedman and Equality

Great video, and study. (via Mark Perry)   And this is a little lengthy, but good. It’s notable what most measures of so-called inequality leave out. The Mismeasure of Inequality – Hoover Institution: We will show that much of what…

It’s Getting A Bit Drafty In Here

Collectivists of all stripes, from right to left seem to love the idea of a military draft. While we can almost expect this from the political right, it’s sad to see from the political left. Milton Friedman famously opposed it.…

Are Vouchers A Capitulation For Libertarians?

I really want to say yes, but I’m torn. Dr. Boudreaux gets to the heart of the matter with this. “Friedman’s assessment was that the prospects for totally separating school and state are so minuscule that holding out for that…

Economics Round-Up: Friedman, Williams, Boudreaux

These very brief pieces from the great Dr. Friedman are d@mned brilliant. Worth your time. CARPE DIEM: Milton Friedman Responds To OWS Protestors: Milton Friedman’s tireless defense of the free market is a timeless message that would be just as…

Today’s Quotes: Mencken & Friedman

The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary. — H. L. Mencken The real puzzle…