Economics

"We suffered from limitations and slavery while others benefited from freedom."

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The new book The Morality of Capitalism, out from The Atlas Network, details the role of limited government, individual rights, and free enteprise in improving living conditions around the globe.

In the video above, Leonid Nikonov lays out how the Soviet Union systematically degraded its citizens and how crony capitalism has replaced full-blown socialism. Contributors to the book (order a copy today) include Whole Foods co-founder John Mackey and Nobel laureates Mario Vargas Llosa and Vernon Smith.

The collection is edited by Tom Palmer. View his Reason contributions here and check out a Reason.tv interview with him here.