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In Defense of the Speculator

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09/21/2021Walter Block

It will come as yesterday's news that the speculator is perennially under attack by the social justice warriors. Yet speculators serve a crucial and valuable role in surviving economic disasters.

Original Article: "In Defense of the Speculator"

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