public-private enterprises

ECONOMIC Planning,” wrote Barbara Wooten “does not mean the death warrant of all private enterprise nor does it mean the passport to political dictatorship.” The plight of the private sector today is well known. Public sector and private sector are compared and contrasted in regard to their performances though the former is spoon fed and luxuriously brought up with motherly care and attention, and the latter laid at the mercy of many-sided oppressions. Individual initiative and private enterprise is not given the fullest scope to expand and enlarge.

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First Published in The Indian Libertarian, August 1959, p.8–24

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