Defenders of capitalism often wind up making arguments that implicitly concede the moral superiority of socialism — sure, socialism is a fine system, but we can’t live up to it. What kind of defense of capitalism is that? Jason Brennan makes a powerful moral case for capitalism that avoids this pitfall.
About the Guest
Jason Brennan is Robert J. and Elizabeth Flanagan Family Chair and Associate Professor of Strategy, Economics, Ethics, and Public Policy at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University.
The Jason Stapleton Program is another great Monday-to-Friday libertarian podcast, looking at current events from a libertarian perspective. Check it out!
Why Not Capitalism? by Jason Brennan
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Ep. 408 The Main Reason Socialism Can’t Work (Mateusz Machaj)
Ep. 337 The Fatal Errors of Socialism (James Otteson)
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