Archive for December 9th, 2010

Communism’s Persistent Pull »

Plato supposed communism—not only of property, but also of wives and children—to be an ideal social arrangement. Jesus told his disciples to sell all that they owned and give the proceeds to the poor. Through the ages, little sects more numerous than anyone can count have embraced some form of communism as the basis...
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Edward Lopez with David Theroux on the New Book, The Pursuit of Justice »

Independent Institute Research Fellow Edward Lopéz, Associate Professor of Law and Economics at San Jose State University and editor of the new Institute book The Pursuit of Justice, talks with Institute President David Theroux about the faulty incentives at the heart of government legal failures and whether market-based alternatives can provide viable solutions to...
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