Influential Economist Milton Friedman Dies

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One of the world’s most well-respected economists, dead at 94.

As one of the granddaddies of free market thinking — some would argue the granddaddy — Friedman was enormously influential in the political philosophies of generations of conservatives.

In the name of equal time, something Friedman likely wouldn’t have supported, we offer this bio of Friedman, and this homage to his grand competitor, John Kenneth Galbraith.

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