These days, capitalism has a bad name. Is capitalism evil? Is it an idea whose time has come and gone? Surely we need big government these days?

Artist and journalist Jon Rappaport examines the original purposes of the U.S. founding fathers and of the Constitution, and produces one of the most succinct appraisals of the present state of affairs that I have read in a long while. Unlike many other writers, even the economists who know their stuff, Jon never loses sight of the key goal: individual liberty. How are we doing on that, by the way? Is it even still a target on the radar?

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