The Dari edition of the “Adventures of Jonathan Gullible” book

The Afghanistan Economic and Legal Studies Organization (AELSO) is pleased to announce that the translating of The Adventures of Jonathan Gullible: A Free Market Odyssey book which is written by Ken Schoolland and translated/edited by Mohammad Khalid Ramizy is done and the book is under printing.

This book has a lot of important lessons for all Afghans and we are sure that publication of this book in Afghanistan can play an important role in bringing of liberty, peace and prosperity.

We are thankful for all our friends from across the world who supported us to translate and publish this wonderful book of Mr. Ken Schoolland in Afghanistan and a special thanks to the Liberty International Organization.

The Dari Cover Design of JG Book

About the book:

Ken Schoolland started writing economic commentaries for radio in 1980. But straight commentary from an academic economist was dry and uninteresting. No one paid any attention – and rightly so.

Recalling the literary genius of Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels and Antoine de Saint Exupéry’s The Little Prince, Ken called upon friends to help spice up the radio spots with fantasy dialogues. Why shouldn’t economics be interesting? So Jonathan Gullible (JG) was born and interest among the radio audience soared!

The ideas were outlandish and provocative so Sam Slom, President of Small Business Hawaii, proposed JG as a tool for economics education in the islands.

The Adventures of Jonathan Gullible: A Free Market Odyssey has since been used for radio broadcasts, classroom discussion and debates, essay contests, film and theatrical productions, magazine and internet serialization, and animation around the globe.


The Dari Cover Design of JG Book


For those interested in using the book in an educational setting, please consider the commentaries, background, references, questions, suggested readings, and recommended organizations at

The book has won numerous awards and has been endorsed by renowned economists Milton Friedman, Walter Williams, Mark Skousen, Walter Block, and Fred Foldvary.

The book has been translated and published in more than 50 languages and Dari language is the 54th language which is translated by Mohammad Khalid Ramizy the Executive Director of the Afghanistan Economic and Legal Studies Organization (AELSO).

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