More mainstream economists are beginning to speculate that without serious worker protections, corporate power has swung too easily against the common man.
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Having won Congress, will the Democrats now begin to break the yoke the neo-liberal economists, led by their champion, Ronald Reagan, have successfully placed on them?
Friedman was a moralist. He argued that his view of economics--which required a minimum of government intervention--was necessary not only for prosperity, but of great importance, for freedom.
The agenda of the newly Democratic Congress raises fears among some of the economic establishment that social programs designed to raises wages could staunch the overall growth of GDP.
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