Milton Friedman Day

“The only way that has ever been discovered to have a lot of people cooperate together voluntarily is through the free market. And that’s why it’s so essential to preserving individual freedom.” –Milton Friedman

Today, January 29th, is designated Milton Friedman Day. The Economist magazine will host a day of web-discussion and there will be a national PBS broadcast of The Power of Choice: The Life and Ideas of Milton Friedman. Keep track of the events at Miltonfriedmanday.org.

James Gwartney, a Professor of Economics at Florida State University, gives a great overview of Milton Friedman and his impact on the economic profession here. John Stossel has more here.

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