Walter Frick

Independent Writer


Opinion Articles & Editorials Written By Walter Frick

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03/26/15Welfare Makes America More Entrepreneurialtheatlantic.com
In 1988, Ronald Reagan traveled to the Soviet Union and gave a speech at Moscow State University, making the case for capitalism. America’s secret, he argued, was its entrepreneurs, whose “courage to take risks” was responsible “for almost all the economic growth in the United States” and much of its technological edge. This risk-taking was made possible, he continued, by economic freedom, which he associated with “limited, unintrusive” government. Reagan was right about the link between startups and growth, but wrong in...