What kind of education process do we need in the socialist movement?

There is a need, particularly after the 2017 General Election, to think about what do we do next, how do we deepen this, how do we broaden this? How do we go from saying — This is a bit sweeping, but you could say the 2017 [Labour Party] Manifesto is Continue Reading

Testing Milton Friedman: Equality of Opportunity – Full Video

Emily Rooney: The late economist Milton Friedman was one of the boldest and most provocative figures of our time. He was born in 1912, making this the 100th anniversary of his birth. Milton Friedman received the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1976 and, as a professor at the University of Continue Reading

Countries for winners; countries for losers

We all, naturally, want to be winners. And so, consequently, a great many countries are designed to reward winners. These are the countries that pay a good deal of attention to optimising the conditions of life available to people who win. In such lands, if one is a winner and Continue Reading

Economist Richard Wolff on ‘Communism’ & ‘Capitalism’ As Universal Terms

joining us today is Richard both he is professor emeritus of economics at my alma mater the University of Massachusetts currently a visiting professor at The New School University in New York City professor I wanted to talk you about this idea of capitalism as a well as one single Continue Reading

Poverty isn’t a lack of character; it’s a lack of cash | Rutger Bregman

I’d like to start with a simple question: Why do the poor make so many poor decisions? I know it’s a harsh question, but take a look at the data. The poor borrow more, save less, smoke more, exercise less, drink more and eat less healthfully. Why? Well, the standard Continue Reading

9. The Marxian Challenge

Prof: Okay, good morning. We’re going to make the transition today to talking about Marxism, the second of the three Enlightenment traditions that we’re going to consider in the first part of this course. And I should warn you at the outset that I have something of a heterodox view Continue Reading

Estonian Prime Minister Dr. Mart Laar discusses How Estonia recovered from the failures of Marxism

Welcome to Francisco Marroquin University, which is the home of freedom and is honored to receive a visit from former Estonian Prime Minister Mart Laar. For the presentation of our guest please receive the rector of the university Francisco Marroquin: Giancarlo Ibarguen. Good morning, welcome. The truth that Francisco Marroquin Continue Reading

As the Rich Get Richer, the Poor Get Richer

“The rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer.” “The top one per cent of people on the planet have half the wealth.” “Western corporations are plundering developing countries.” “Capitalism is on its last legs.” Really? The truth is that global inequality is tumbling. Yes, the rich are Continue Reading

Guam: Why America’s Most Isolated Territory Exists

This video was made possible by Squarespace. Start building your website for free at squarespace.com/wendover and then when you’re ready to launch, use the code “wendover” for 10% off. If you were just dropped in this place with no prior knowledge, where would you guess you were? Maybe Florida or Continue Reading

The Truth About Detroit’s Bankruptcy

Hi, everybody. It’s Stefan Molyneux from Freedomain Radio. I hope you’re doing well. Let’s get to Motor City and try and figure out why the Thelma & Louise basket case known as Detroit is currently sailing off the fiscal cliff. This is the truth about Detroit’s bankruptcy. Ooh, let’s look Continue Reading