When posed with the question, ‘economic liberalism: damned, discredited or indispensable?, my own view is that all three are true. Economic liberalism has been unfairly damned, wrongly discredited and remains emphatically indispensable, especially in areas where it has barely been tried. I’ll come on to the lessons from and aftermath of the financial crash shortly.
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