The Road to Serfdom

The Road to Serfdom by F. A. Hayek, the Right’s argument against big government. Central planning of the economy requires that individuals sacrifice freedoms. That is probably true; however, no one in the US is arguing for government planning of the economy. Russia had central planning and it did not work. Japan had a degree of central planning and it created the Japanese miracle until it failed. What we have here in the US is capitalism with government protection of the weak and vulnerable. The GOP are  intent on eliminating that protection, and Bernie Sanders and others are rightly seeking to increase protections. No one is advocating the road to serfdom, contrary to what the GOP say.

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