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Question Answered

Questioning a claim is often the best way to establish its truth. Arnold Kling thinks this David Leonhardt claim is a sentence that should be questioned.

we know that a market economy with a significant government role is the only proven model of success

So what’s the counterexample that Kling advances?

The internet. Now, I know I sometimes feel like I live online, but if a computer network is the best counterexample of a successful market economy without “a significant government role” you may have just proven Leonhardt’s point.

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