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Lawrence Weschler, director of the New York Institute for the Humanities at NYU, revisits some of his past "adventures," in essays on topics ranging from digital imagery to human rights in the Balkans and Rwanda.
Memo to Wechsler:
"It is no crime to be ignorant of economics, which is, after all, a specialized discipline and one that most people consider to be a ‘dismal science.’ But it is totally irresponsible to have a loud and vociferous opinion on economic subjects while remaining in this state of ignorance." — Murray N. Rothbard
The economic problems in this country are not due to the "evil" free market (which is NOT,unfortunately, "free"), but the big corporations (primarily the banks) that control the government and write the "regulations" that favor them over their smaller competition (or to completely prevent competitors from entering the market); and to our fraudulent banking system and medium of exchange.
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