Readers of America's Free Market
Myths who prefer increased government intervention in the economy will find the book comforting confirmation that corporations exert undue influence, the middle class is stagnating, and greed caused the Great Recession.
Although Krugman aims his criticism at "libertarians," most of his remarks pertain to advocates of unregulated free markets
. Many people who advocate free markets
are not libertarians but radical capitalists, and many libertarians do not consistently advocate free markets
or do not do so on solid philosophic ground.
The most fundamental defense of free markets
is not to be found in a materialistic or utilitarian assessment.
According to The End of the Free Market
, state capitalism is a system in which the government acts "as the dominant economic player and uses markets primarily for political gain.
"Wassit's Council had exerted big efforts to reach an agreement with the Iranian side to open a joint free market
between the two countries at Zurbatiya border point, 90 km to the east of Kut, the center of Wassit Province," he added.
For this reason, it poses a threat to free markets
and the global economy.
Recently, the free market
has been blamed for every ill but pimples and dandruff.
The Globalization of Addiction (GOA) is a well-researched account of prevailing forces of free market
enterprise that are implicated in widespread patterns of addiction in western society.
Using primary and secondary documents, the paper takes an historical approach to begin understanding how Friedman's free market
ideas helped bring together disparate conservative groups, and how these groups became united in influencing contemporary education reform.
Supporters of the free-market ideology in education answer this question by arguing that the necessary conditions for a free market
do not exist.
He's traveled the world to document how similar underclasses were created by large entities like World Bank, and FLAT BROKE IN THE FREE MARKET
: HOW GLOBALIZATION FLEECED WORKING PEOPLE offers damning evidence of the rituals and results of a free global economy.
Is a completely free market
truly the best way to do things?