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Hoover Institution is proud to offer a new resource, “Liberalism, Old Style.” Written by famed conservative economist Milton Friedman, it’s a classic treatise on the key differences between classical liberalism and liberalism as you and I know it today.

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Watch “John Stossel – Influence of Milton Friedman” on YouTube

Milton Friedman’s core message was that personal freedom and economic freedom go hand in hand.

Pursuing life, liberty & happiness must be accomplished by individuals, and can’t be granted to us by bureaucrats or gov’t programs.

Milton Friedman understood this and trumpeted this message throughout his life.

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Watch “Milton Friedman – The Robber Baron Myth” on YouTube

“Robber Barons will always be with us. The crucial question is whether we have a form of economic organization in which one robber baron keeps the other robber baron in check. Or whether we have a form of political & economic organization in which one robber baron can help the other robber baron at the expense of the public.”

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Watch “Milton Friedman – The Robin Hood Myth” on YouTube

The Political Dogma:

Government social “reinvestment” programs benefit the poor at the expense of the wealthy.

The Political Reality, as instantiated by Director’s Law:

Public program expenditures primarily benefit the upward rising middle classs at the expense of the wealthy AND the poor.

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Milton Friedman, Adam Smith, and Other People’s Money | International Liberty

From an economic perspective, too much government spending is harmful to economic performance because politicians and bureaucrats don’t have very good incentives to spend money wisely. More s…

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