114. Why Socialism Doesn’t Work with Dr. Tom DiLorenzo

Tuesday, September 13, 2016



Episode Summary

Dr. Tom DiLorenzo joins Adam Camac and Daniel Laguros to discuss the problems with socialism and why socialism doesn’t work.

About the Guest

Dr. DiLorenzo is professor of economics at Loyola University Maryland and a faculty member at the Mises Institute. He is the author of The Problem with Socialism, The Real Lincoln: A New Look at Abraham Lincoln, His Agenda, and an Unnecessary War, How Capitalism Saved America: The Untold History of Our Country, from the Pilgrims to the Present, and Hamilton’s Curse: How Jefferson’s Arch Enemy Betrayed the American Revolution–and What It Means for Americans Today.

You can follow his work at lewrockwell.com and mises.org.

Biographical information is from mises.org.

Picture is from amazon.com.

Books Mentioned
1. The Problem with Socialism by Tom DiLorenzo
2. The Real Lincoln: A New Look at Abraham Lincoln, His Agenda, and an Unnecessary War by Tom DiLorenzo
3. How Capitalism Saved America: The Untold History of Our Country, from the Pilgrims to the Present by Tom DiLorenzo
4. Hamilton’s Curse: How Jefferson’s Arch Enemy Betrayed the American Revolution–and What It Means for Americans Today by Tom DiLorenzo
5. Economic Calculation in the Socialist Commonwealth by Ludwig Von Mises
6. Socialism: An Economic and Sociological Analysis by Ludwig Von Mises
7. The Black Book of Communism: Crimes, Terror, Repression by Jean-Louis Panné, Andrzej Paczkowski, Karel Bartosek, Jean-Louis Margolin, Nicolas Werth, and Stéphane Courtois
8. Death by Government by R. J. Rummel
9. Losing Ground: American Social Policy, 1950-1980 by Charles Murray

Essays Mentioned
1. I, Pencil by Leonard Read
2. Anatomy of the State by Murray Rothbard

Resources Mentioned
1. Tom DiLorenzo’s Lewrockwell.com Archive
2. Tom DiLorenzo’s Mises.org Archive
3. Tom DiLorenzo’s Amazon Author Page

Previous Appearance
78. The Truth About Antitrust Laws with Dr. Tom DiLorenzo (Tuesday, June 14, 2016)

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