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Faculty Emeriti Association Lecture - Real Myths -- False Truths: Securing America's Future
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University Distinguished Professor Lawrence Busch asks: Is our nation headed in the right direction? Clearly, most liberal and conservative observers agree that our system of governance is broken. I argue that this is largely due to the commonly accepted myths in American society, myths that I challenge. These myths include that markets increase efficiency by eliminating bureaucracies, markets reduce our dependence on government, competitions improve society, a good society provides a vast number of choices, and governments needs to be smaller.more information...