Historian Phil Magness joins me to discuss the controversy over Nancy MacLean’s book Democracy in Chains, which claims to trace a massive racist, right-wing conspiracy back to — of all people — academic economist James Buchanan, who is associated with Public Choice economics. The book is so rife with error that MacLean finally had to respond to her critics.
“James M. Buchanan and the Political Economy of Desegregation,” by Phillip Magness, Art Carden, and Vincent Geloso
Ep. 954 Tom DiLorenzo Smashes Nancy MacLean’s Book on the “Radical Right” — a Term That Includes You and Me (Tom DiLorenzo)
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