A non-biased presentation that doesn't try to demonize Keynes and glorify Friedman and the Austrian/Chicago school.
Something by Keynes to wash the Market Fundamentalist crap out of my brain. Actually I have since listened to Paul Krugman's book "End This Depression Now" and I feel greatly cleansed.
Not be biased.
It put the great economists into a clear chronology for me and gave me a more personal understanding of their lives and thoughts.
If Skousen hadn't tried to make the case toward the end of the book, that an unfettered and unregulated free market will somehow produce a stable economy, and that there is such a thing as efficient markets and that there is no such a thing as involuntary unemployment, the book might have gotten a much higher vote from me. Keynes wasn't necessarily right about everything, but he was right about some very important things, and there are some much needed and much ignored Keynesian solutions to our present economic circumstance.
I would buy another book by Bristol. I would never buy another book narrated by Jason McCoy.
Where do I begin? Don't say "concealed when the word is "conceded" don't pronounce "conspicuous" "conspishus", don't pronounce Knute Rockne's name "K-nute", don't pronounce Horatio Alger's name with a hard G. Don't narrate in a sing song voice as if you had no idea what you are reading. There are many other examples too numerous to note here.
I could not finish this book due to the poor narration.
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