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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent
Thomas Sowell is a clear-sighted economist and writer, who has produced here a highly readable and very informative insight into free market economics.
He invites the reader to look to the results of policy, rather than the intentions of politicians (good as they may seem) - for instance, he shows how minimum wages increase youth unemployment and rent controls reduce...
Published on 12 April 2011 by MonsterMunch

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5 of 8 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Well written but downright biased
I am giving 3 stars to this book because it is well written and quite engaging. Furthermore, it encourages people to think about economic policies in terms of their effects on prices and incentives and their possible unintended consequences.

However, it is an embarrassingly one-sided praise of free markets, with cherry-picked examples to suit the author's...
Published on 2 Mar 2012 by dbboy


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1 of 5 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars DRM protected, will not load onto Kindle, 19 Oct 2013
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Robert B. Franks (sheffield, yorkshire United Kingdom) - See all my reviews
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I purchased the digital copy of this book to read on my Kindle. It loads onto my PC OK and the cover loads onto the Kindle but then comes up as "Invalid item this item is protected with DRM and cannot be read on your Kindle."

Don't buy the kindle version, it won't download to a Kindle.

Have not read the book, since I can only read it on my desktop PC.

I can't give it zero stars on the Amazon system, so its rated as one star = zero (avoid).
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