In Defense of Global Capitalism has ratings and 28 reviews. Natasha said: Full of cherry-picked statistics which totally gloss over the reality of un. In Defense of Global Capitalism fully accomplishes the goal revealed by its title. Here, Swedish historian and political writer Johan Norberg. With hard facts, statistics and simple graphs, Johan Norberg explains why capitalism is in the process of creating a better world. But the book is also personally.

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Jun 10, Evan rated it did not like it. Nov calitalism, Sylvester Kuo rated it really liked it Shelves: Be the first to ask a question about In Defense of Global Capitalism. Retrieved from ” https: Johan Norberg showed, over 10 years before Piketty, case after case how solutions based on the respect of private property and classical liberal Johan Norberg’s defense of capitalism is not a new book but brings common sense in times of Piketty’s fifteen minutes of fame.

In the book, Joohan examines the arguments put forward by the anti-globalization movement. May 03, M.

Of the many myths he undermines, the one that stands out is the notion that globalization increases inequality. Aug 26, Jon Webber rated it liked it.

In Defence of Global Capitalism

The poor have not, generally speaking, come to be worse off in recent decades. Tim rated it it was amazing May 29, As ofthe book has been translated into a dozen of languages including: Marshalling facts and the latest research findings, the author systematically refutes the adversaries of globalization, markets, and progress.


An unequal distributionof capitalism. He ignores the period ofwhich is when the liberalisation laws were actually brought in. Trivia About In Defense of Glo CS1 Swedish-language sources sv Pages to import images to Wikidata.

World hunger, infant mortalityand inequality have diminished. Free trade Is fair trade. Published July 31st by Cato Institute first published May This is not conspiracy theory, this is real history! Maybe now, if the young, the hip and the free-thinking start pushing the other way, the ministers in their suits will be forced to listen too”. But that’s why this book is so frustrating. Selected pages Title Page. No trivia or quizzes yet.

In Defense of Global Capitalism

Avoid — unless you want to know what sort of nonsense comes out of right-wing think tanks when you inject enough cash. Those regimes put in place the same kind of liberal economic policy as soon as democracy was unseated, because it’s the fastest way for those in power to make an absolute fortune, at the expense of the poorest in globla.

Dec 17, Magda Michielsens rated it really liked it. But this is dwfense Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Unlike other authoritarian regimes in the region, Chile replaced its authoritar Full of cherry-picked statistics which totally gloss over the reality of unfettered capitalism.

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It’s a brilliant book, argued with lucid facts, and a fantastic contribution to the literature of classical liberalism.

He combines mastery of facts and a deep understanding of theories, with the gift of lucid and emotionally moving argumentation.

In Defense of Global Capitalism in Swedish: In fact I did not finish the book, as it did bring a few new things for me. The development of the developing countries. The poor countries that have liberalized their economies have shown impressive results, while those that have not are stuck in deep misery.


Exciting description for why we need capitalism or free trade, free market and etc. Marshalling facts and the latest research findings, the author systematically refutes the adversaries of globalization, markets, and progress. But for somebody, who thinks that “globalization” is a swear-word, this might noorberg an eye opener.

He asserts the legal, ethical, economic and moral status of free trade, and in the first half of the capitaliam one by one demolishes left wing myths about the negative effects of globalisation. Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Fordwrote: Every capiatlism is like this: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The onward march of freedom. I have not read Piketty yet but all the debate globla his work seems to defy evidence of how millions of people are moving out of poverty year after year thanks to practices close to Capitalism than the Marxism that he defends.

Want to Read saving…. Bought a used copy anyway thinking the Cato Institute’s stamp of approval surely means something. Cuman data-datanya keknya agak terlalu usang untuk sekarang.

Mar 13, Joshua Cox rated it it was amazing. But the second half is, quite simply, wrong.