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Socialism sucks : two economists drink their way through the unfree world / Robert Lawson and Benjamin Powell.

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Summary:

The bastard step-child of Milton Friedman and Anthony Bourdain, Socialism Sucks is a bar-crawl through former, current, and wannabe socialist countries around the world. Free market economists Robert Lawson and Benjamin Powell travel to countries like Venezuela, Cuba, Russia, and Sweden to investigate the dangers and idiocies of socialism-while drinking a lot of beer.
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Hood River County Library 335 LAW 2019 (Text) 33892100637306 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 10/01/2019 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781621579458
  • ISBN: 162157945X
  • Physical Description: 182 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Washington, DC : Regnery Publishing, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-169) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Foreword / by Tom Woods -- Introduction. Not socialism: Sweden -- Starving socialism: Venezuela -- Subsistence socialism: North Korea -- Fake socialism: China -- Hungover socialism: Russia & Ukraine -- New capitalism: Georgia -- Conclusion: Back in the USSA -- Postscript. After-dinner drinks with Matt Kibbe.
Summary, etc.:
The bastard step-child of Milton Friedman and Anthony Bourdain, Socialism Sucks is a bar-crawl through former, current, and wannabe socialist countries around the world. Free market economists Robert Lawson and Benjamin Powell travel to countries like Venezuela, Cuba, Russia, and Sweden to investigate the dangers and idiocies of socialism-while drinking a lot of beer.
Subject: Socialism.
Communist countries.
Political science.

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