Free Marketeer


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Free Marketeer

A person who believes in the system of economics that minimizes government intervention and maximizes the role of the market. A free marketeer believes that rational economic actors acting in their own self interest deal with information and price goods and services more efficiently than individuals acting under any other system. Free marketers generally believe that government regulations, trade barriers and labor laws distort the market. They argue that the market provides the most opportunities for both consumers and producers by creating more jobs and allowing competition to determine which businesses are successful.
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While even many of the world's most ardent free marketeers acknowledged the need for the recent coordinated bailout of European banks, Mr.
She is not an unrestrained free marketeer preaching the gospel of individualism but rather a deeply compassionate observer who took the time to put her efforts where her compassion led.
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And it is true, no whopper at all, to say that Margaret Thatcher, the most radical libertarian free marketeer, would not and could not touch the National Health Service of Great Britain and defends it to this day.
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Mr Cameron may see himself as a free-wheeling, free marketeer but even he must realise guns are the last thing this region needs right now.
But Lambsdorff was a free marketeer through and through, with a lot in common with Margaret Thatcher in Britain, and eventually he broke with Schmidt and the Social Democrats.
"I have always been associated not only with the politics of market economics, a pretty keen free marketeer, but I'm also associated with a whole history of social reforms of one sort or another including the politics of the great public services."
A resolute free marketeer through most of his career, the Democratic
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