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Freedom manifesto : Why Free Markets Are Moral and Big Government Isn't. / Steve Forbes.

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  • ISBN: 9780307951595 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2012.

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Summary, etc.: From Steve Forbes, the iconic editor in chief of Forbes Media, and Elizabeth Ames coauthors of How Capitalism Will Save Us--comes a new way of thinking about the role of government and the morality of free markets. Americans today are at a turning point. Are we a coun-try founded on the values of freedom and limited gov-ernment, as envisioned by the founding fathers in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution? Or do we want to become a European-style socialist democ-racy? What best serves the public good--freedom or Big Government? In Freedom Manifesto, Forbes and Ames offer a new twist on this historic debate. Today's bloated and bureau-cratic government, they argue, is anything but a force for compassion. Instead of assuring fairness, it promotes favoritism. Instead of furthering opportunity, it stifles economic growth. Instead of unleashing innovation and material abundance, its regulations...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Crown Business, 2012. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2102 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Business.
Politics.
Genre: Electronic books.

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