Capitalism and Freedom

Wright, Erik Olin
http://www.jacobinmag.com/2016/04/democracy-capitalism-freedom-friedman-wright-socialism/

Publisher:  Jacobin
Date Written:  12/04/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX19212

In the United States, many take for granted that freedom and democracy are inextricably connected with capitalism. Milton Friedman, in his book Capitalism and Freedom, went so far as to argue that capitalism was a necessary condition for both.