Markets to Americans Are Like Water to a Fish

by Don Boudreaux on November 27, 2008

in Complexity & Emergence, The Economy

In my latest column in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, I argue that government grows not because markets fail, but because markets succeed so well yet so silently,  Here’s a paragraph:

In modern America, the market’s bounty is assumed always to be there, as if it emerges naturally from the soil, available for us to “redistribute” as we wish.

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone.


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