No One Makes You Read Bad Books

Alex Tabarrok has en extensive review of Tom Slee’s No One Makes You Shop at Wal-Mart, which he dubs “the best of the anti-market books: it is well written, serious, and knowledgeable about economics.”

The next several paragraphs demonstrate why “best of the anti-market books” is faint praise, indeed, and makes the description “well written, serious, and knowledgeable about economics” seem far too kind.

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  1. Dave Schuler says:

    I’m sure it’s clean, too.