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Lecture: Disaster in Red: The Human Cost and Failure of Socialism

January 23, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Join The Nassau Institute at The University of The Bahamas, in the Harry C. Moore Library, Tuesday, January 23, 2018 for a lecture by Richard Ebeling, BB & T Professor of Ethics and Free Enterprise Leadership at The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina

Topic: “Disaster in Red: The Human Cost and Failure of Socialism”

Summary:
It has been one hundred years since the communist revolution in Russia. What are the lessons to be learned, and why socialism continues to appeal to so many today.

The event is free.

This event would not be possible without the generous support of :

The Templeton Foundations

Compass Point

About the Speaker:
Dr. Richard M. Ebeling is the BB & T Professor of Ethics and Free Enterprise Leadership at The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina, He was formerly professor of Economics at Northwood University. Was formerly president of The Foundation for Economic Education (FEE), was the Ludwig von Mises Professor of Economics at Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, Michigan, and served as president of academic affairs for The Future of Freedom Foundation (FFF).

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Date:
January 23, 2018
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Website:
http://www.nassauinstitute.org

Organizer

Nassau Institute
Phone:
(242) 302-0130 ext 2226
Email:
info@nassauinstitute.org
Website:
www.nassauinstitute.org

Venue

Harry C. Moore Library – University of The Bahamas

Thought to Ponder

...The problem has been developing for many years: a sort of economic alcoholism in which society has depended upon government to solve all its problems. Governments have promised to do away with unemployment, to eradicate poverty, to mitigate the pain of old age and sickness, even to ease the consequences of banking and business mistakes. Such irresistible promises! It was exactly what everyone wanted. We became economic alcoholics, dependent on government, and have had no concept of who will pay the price for this happy addiction. (from a speech at Athens College in 1984)Antony Fisher
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