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Thursday, April 2, 2009

Crisis and Opportunity: How the Bailouts and the New New Deal Pierce the Big Myth and Put Tradition and Free Markets Back on the Same Side

I gave this talk at the Heritage Foundation on the opportunity the bailouts provide: restoking "fusionism," or the kinship between small-town, agrarian conservatism steeped in tradition on the one hand, and free markets on the other hand.

In short, big government, not free markets, yield Britney Spears and Wal-Mart. Please watch my talk. I begin at about 12 minutes.
The event was sponsored by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute through its Culture of Enterprise initiative.

Alternatively, you can save the mp3 by clicking here, and then put it on your iPhone or whatever.

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