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Rethinking Friedman: Imagining a More Inclusive Capitalism

This past Sunday marked the 50th anniversary of Milton Friedman’s influential essay arguing for shareholder capitalism in the New York Times Magazine. Over the past week, numerous people have written passionately about the impact of Friedman’s theory. Most have chosen a side: shareholders or stakeholders. Some have argued that the problem is capitalism itself.

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