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Murphy Battles Anti-Market Economics and Ethics

Robert Murphy's admirable book is much more than a conventional defense of capitalism. Murphy includes standard material, e.g., why price controls, minimum wage legislation, and rent control do not work. Though it was once controversial to point to the inadequacies of these measures, now even mainstream textbooks hasten to condemn them. Murphy goes far beyond this. He takes on the most difficult and controversial challenges to the free market, and offers convincing responses to them. FULL ARTICLE

David Gordon is Senior Fellow at the Mises Institute, and editor of The Mises Review.

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