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.
Contributor(s): Ames, Elizabeth.Material type: TextPublisher: 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
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -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.