Week 16

Our Problems in the United States Are Social Problems


Drucker’s first major book, The End of Economic Man, was an analysis of fascism and why he thought fascism and communism would fail. Winston Churchill reviewed the book for the London Times Literary Supplement on May 27, 1939, before he became prime minister of England in 1940. Churchill said:

Mr. Drucker is one of those writers to whom almost anything can be forgiven because he not only has a mind of his own, but has the gift of starting other minds along a stimulating line of thought. . . . [He has written] a book that successfully links the dictatorships which are outstanding in contemporary life with that absence of a working philosophy which is equally outstanding ...

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