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Volume 3  Number 4  •  Spring 1999
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Are We All Capitalists Now?
By John R. Hanson II
This article appeared in the Spring 1999 issue of The Independent Review

The world has rushed to embrace the market economy, according to the conventional wisdom. However, new indices measuring economic freedom, published by the Fraser Institute, Freedom House and the Heritage Foundation, suggest that capitalism’s recent victories may be tenuous.