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MILTON FRIEDMAN, GURU OF THE LEFT?

One of the contributors to the discussion on the post below offered a reminder that “Capitalist modes of production are a neccessary prerequisite for moving beyond capitalism! This is the point that Marx and Engels made in various of their works. I think this fact has been forgotten and I suspect the blame lies with Lenin…”

In a similar spirit of provocation, Stephen Pollard reclaims Milton Friedman for the left – or rather, suggests that Friedman’s Public Choice approach has been adopted by Ken Livingstone and Alan Milburn.

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