Ep. 176 Trump vs. Socialism?

14 February 2019     |     Tom Woods     |     8

Socialism isn’t all that radical, insists Krugman. Plus: virtually all people who call themselves socialists just want to be like Denmark, not Venezuela or the Soviet Union. They just want poor people cared for! Anyone who thinks nicey-nice socialism like this could lead to bad outcomes is crazy and unreasonable, he says. So, as usual, we respond.


Krugman Column

Trump Versus the Socialist Menace” (February 7, 2019)

Speech Mentioned

Ronald Reagan’s speech against socialized medicine

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