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The History Behind the “Free Market”

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How much of a role has government played in the so-called “free market?” That’s the subject of a new book by author Jacob Soll that tells the story of where the idea came from — and how its meaning has been corrupted over the years. Soll joins Mehdi to discuss where the U.S. economy stands today, how we got here and how a look back at history can help us find our way out.