With the initial, limited release of Michael Moore's newest documentary, Capitalism: A Love Story, I have guest posted an article at Rise of Reason explaining how government intrusion, not free market capitalism, is to blame for the problems Michael Moore correctly denounces.
Here's an excerpt:
Capitalism, as the film’s title suggests, is the culprit and the target of Michael Moore’s misguided polemics. The free market is the problem and more government regulation is the solution. This common line of thought and rhetoric is so tragic not merely because it is mistaken, but because the mistake is predicated on a fundamental misunderstanding of capitalism itself.
Read the full article here (and Digg it here).
For an excellent article that clarifies just what capitalism is and why it is such an enlightened and prosperous political and economic system, read "The Truth About Capitalism."