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Matthew Summers

Matthew Summers
Matthew Summers has a B.A. in liberal arts from St. John’s College (Santa Fe) and an MA in the social sciences from the University of Chicago, where he studied political and economic theory. He teaches AP government and economics at Golden View Classical Academy, an affiliate of the Hillsdale College Barney Charter School Initiative, in Golden, Colorado, and has written for the Ludwig von Mises Institute.
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The term capitalism has long been used by critics as a catch-all to denote a system replete with greed, indulgence, excess, and deprivation. It is easy to misinterpret self-interest as selfishness and write off capitalism and economics. But the truth of the matter is much more complicated...