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Welcome to American System Now!

June 5—The Founding Fathers of the United States were firmly convinced that one of the prerequisites to preserving our Republic was an informed citizenry. Yet today, the U.S. public is woefully uninformed, or misinformed, of even the most basic policies upon which the United States, and especially its economy, were […]

by June 6, 2017 Welcome
Friedrich List

Friedrich List

Friedrich List (1789-1846) was a German economist who spent several years in the United States in the late 1820s, during which time he both studied and further contributed to the American System of economic thought. In his polemics against the British imperial free trade system, which was crushing industry in […]

by June 6, 2017 Economists
Henry C. Carey

Henry C. Carey

Mathew Carey’s son Henry Charles Carey (1793-1879) continued his father’s approach, while serving as the key economic advisor to President Abraham Lincoln. Carey took over his father’s publishing operation, but by 1840 had become an author on the principles of the American System; his first book was a four volume […]

by June 5, 2017 Economists
American System Now

American System Now

American System Now is a blog specifically devoted to providing crucial resources to Americans, and others, seeking to reclaim their country for the economic system which built the American economy into the industrial wonder of the world. The American System is most appropriately associated with the work of the first […]

by June 4, 2017 About
Lyndon LaRouche

Lyndon LaRouche

Shocking as it may seem, the next major economist to promote the American System of economics after the death of Henry Carey came almost 100 years later. That was Lyndon LaRouche (1922- ). LaRouche took up this fight in the mid-1970s explicitly as a fight for the government policies which […]

by June 4, 2017 Economists