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Capitalism Has a Big Problem

Editor’s note: This is the first of a five-part series examining the Capitalism Problem and what everyone needs to know about its shortcomings and opportunities.

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Capitalism is a system that produces economic and moral value.

Conceptualized by Adam Smith, Milton Friedman narrowed the focus of capitalism to two principles: maximize shareholder value and limit government involvement.

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Jon Mertz

Jon Mertz

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Collaborative Strategist + Thought Entrepreneur at Juncture of Business + Society ❖ Mobilizing Insights Into Virtue-Based Action ❖ Leadership Adjunct