Posts Tagged ‘Milton Friedman’

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    Recycling Matters

    Aug 21, 11 • 646 Views • No Comments

    Coca-Cola has a recycling problem. Last year, it had hoped to process 100 million pounds of recycled PET (bottle grade) plastic in its Spartanburg, S.C. plant and is not even close. Here is why: Less supply of recycled plastic: It is tough to get enough PET......  [read more]

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    Government Matters

    Aug 4, 11 • 576 Views • No Comments

    Which do you prefer, “free” or “fair?” We have free speech, a free press, freedom of religion. The Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and the Bill of Rights refer to “free” but never “fair.”......  [read more]

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    “Buy Australian?”

    Apr 25, 11 • 692 Views • No Comments

    In Australia, concerned about the impact of twin disasters in Queensland this summer, Australia is saying, “Buy Australian.”  But they just faced an unexpected problem. The T-shirts they are using to publicize the campaign were made in......  [read more]

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    A Pencil, An Apple, and a Price System

    Jul 7, 10 • 755 Views • No Comments

    I suspect we take prices for granted. Please think for a moment about a $10 pair of shoes. As a consumer, that $10 price tag tells you that they are inexpensive and you won’t have to sacrifice very much to buy them. Correspondingly, seeing the same......  [read more]

  • The Visible and the Invisible

    Feb 6, 10 • 471 Views • No Comments

    Supporting free trade in 1978, Milton Friedman (1912-2006) referred to......  [read more]