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Ivan Pongracic on Why Socialism Failed
2013 Summer Seminar for College Students
Recorded: Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Ivan Pongracic explains the impossibility of socialist states to engage in economic calculation, and why this always spells disaster. Talk given on July 17, 2013 in Berkeley, CA.
Experts: Ivan Pongracic Jr. Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Economic History and Development (International), Economic Policy, Political Ideology and Philosophy
Is Wal-Mart Good or Bad for America? A Debate
Recorded: Tuesday, May 8, 2007
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Wal-Marts detractors argue that Wal-Mart reduces living standards, hurts retail trade, disrupts communities, and relies on government programs to provide healthcare for many of its workers. Is Wal-Mart a force for good or evil?
Experts: Ken Jacobs, Richard K. Vedder Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Business, Labor and Employment, Regulation and Deregulation