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How capitalism will save us : why free people and free markets are the best answer in today's economy / Steve Forbes and Elizabeth Ames.

By: Forbes, Steve, 1947-.
Contributor(s): Ames, Elizabeth.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Crown Publishers, c2009Edition: 1st ed.Description: viii, 357 p. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780307463098; 0307463095.Subject(s): Capitalism -- United States | United States -- Economic policy | United States -- Economic conditionsDDC classification: 330.12/20973
Contents:
Is capitalism moral? -- Isn't capitalism brutal? -- Aren't the rich getting richer at other people's expense? -- Aren't higher taxes the price we pay for a humane society? -- Don't regulations safeguard the public good? -- Isn't free trade and globalization destroying American jobs and the economies of other nations? -- Is affordable healthcare possible in a free market? -- Isn't government needed to direct the economy.
Summary: In an engaging Q-and-A with the reader, Forbes and Ames answer tough questions about today's issues while explaining the fundamentals of a free-market economy. They show how democratic capitalism is more effective than any other system in improving the lives of people.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [329]-346) and index.

Is capitalism moral? -- Isn't capitalism brutal? -- Aren't the rich getting richer at other people's expense? -- Aren't higher taxes the price we pay for a humane society? -- Don't regulations safeguard the public good? -- Isn't free trade and globalization destroying American jobs and the economies of other nations? -- Is affordable healthcare possible in a free market? -- Isn't government needed to direct the economy.

In an engaging Q-and-A with the reader, Forbes and Ames answer tough questions about today's issues while explaining the fundamentals of a free-market economy. They show how democratic capitalism is more effective than any other system in improving the lives of people.

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STEVE FORBES is chairman, CEO, and editor in chief at Forbes Media and an internationally respected authority in the worlds of economics, finance, and corporate leadership. He campaigned twice for the Republican nomination for the presidency. His previous books include Flat Tax Revolution, A New Birth of Freedom, and the New York Times bestseller Power Ambition Glory.<br> <br> <br> ELIZABETH AMES is founder of BOLDE Communications, which advises corporate and individual clients on communications strategies. Her work as a writer and journalist has appeared in a variety of magazines and newspapers.

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