Just discovered, accidentally, a FREE book which has received high praise not from one but two of my favourite economists and thinkers: (a) F.A. Hayek and (b) James Buchanan. I love free books that have been recommended by two of my favourite thinkers.
Every commentator on current affairs who is not a fully trained economist ought to reach The Government Against the Economy [resived and expanded in Chapters 6-8 of Captalism] if he wants to talk sense. I know no other place where the crucial issues are explained as clearly and convincingly.
Reisman's exposure of modern mercantalist fallacies takes its place alongside that of Adam Smith.