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The Free Market and Its Enemy

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Tags Free MarketsPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

07/15/1965Leonard E. Read

Read explores "the miraculous workings of tiny creativities, the ultimate constituents of the free market, that institution on which depend all liberties, and thus man's emergence. And [the] State must have its perversions diagnosed if we are clearly to understand how it functions as the inhibitor and enemy of the free market."

Author:

Leonard E. Read

Leonard E. Read was the founder of the Foundation for Economic Education — the first modern libertarian think tank in the United States — and was largely responsible for the revival of the liberal tradition in post–World War II America.

References

The Foundation for Economic Education, New York, 1965

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