Socialism

3RT:14 – Monkey Business with Bastiat

A.Ron recently had a long conversation with Neoliberal at large Bastiat! Should there be limits to economic power? Does Socialism have a future? Are strong social safety nets compatible with open borders? Does capitalism require never ending growth to function, and is infinite growth possible? Bastiat is a sharp guy with a lot to say, and this was a fun and interesting back and forth that ranges everywhere from Charles Dickens and public executions to Eastern Bloc abortion bans.

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3RT:3 – Ferengi Democrat

The problems of capitalism are legion, and for many, 21st century life in these United States is harder than it should be. Enter socialism! Is it the silver bullet cure for all that ails society? A.Ron once again calls upon his ancient Star Trek fandom, rubbing his lobes and counting his latinum, as he lays out the problems he has with socialism and how the Left struggles to articulate theory and advocate for policy. Also; a listener makes a case for billionaires!

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