Pernicious Pretension

Forbes, Steve
February 2008
Forbes Asia;2/11/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p9
The author comments on the role of the U.S. government in economic activity. The author questions the perception that the government can mechanically manipulate the economy. The author claims that it's usually government actions that cause destructive economic troubles and excesses. The author describes how government's actions contributed to the Great Depression.


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