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Wealth & Poverty Review The New Edition of Wealth and Poverty is Now Available!


For months, I’ve been looking forward to the release of the new edition of George Gilder’s classic book Wealth and Poverty. I count Wealth and Poverty in the top five books for persuading me of the virtues of a free economy. It’s hard to imagine a more timely message for 2012, when many Americans are once again confused on such questions. The new edition has a significant amount of new text, and a terrific foreword by Steve Forbes.
You can get foretaste of the book by reading Forbes’ foreword, which is available at FoxNews.com right now.

Jay W. Richards

Senior Fellow, Assistant Research Professor, Executive Editor
Jay Richards, Ph.D., O.P., is an Assistant Research Professor in the School of Business and Economics at The Catholic University of America, Executive Editor of The Stream and a Senior Fellow at the Discovery Institute where he works with the Center on Wealth, Poverty and Morality. In addition to writing many academic articles, books, and popular essays on a wide variety of subjects, he edited the award winning anthology God & Evolution and co-authored The Privileged Planet.  His most recent book is The Human Advantage. Richards has a Ph.D., with honors, in philosophy and theology from Princeton Theological Seminary, an M.Div., a Th.M., and a B.A. with majors in Political Science and Religion. He lives with his family in the Washington DC Metro area.