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History suggests only that capitalism is a necessary condition for political freedom. Clearly it is not a sufficient condition.

Milton Friedman (1912-2006) American economist, intellectual
Capitalism and Freedom, ch. 1 (1962)
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The role of government in a free society … is to do something that the market cannot do for itself, namely, to determine, arbitrate, and enforce the rules of the game.

Milton Friedman (1912-2006) American economist, intellectual
Capitalism and Freedom, ch. 2 (1962)
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The great threat to freedom is the concentration of power.

Milton Friedman (1912-2006) American economist, intellectual
Capitalism and Freedom, Introduction (1962)
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The great threat to freedom is the concentration of power.

Milton Friedman (1912-2006) American economist, intellectual
Introduction to Capitalism and Freedom (1962)
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