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

January 23 @ 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”

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).



January 23
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Nassau Institute
(242) 302-0130 ext 2226


Harry C. Moore Library – University of The Bahamas

Thought to Ponder

Political freedom means the absence of coercion of a man by his fellow men. The fundamental threat to freedom is power to coerce, be it in the hands of a monarch, a dictator, an oligarchy, or a momentary majority. The preservation of freedom requires the elimination of such concentration of power to the fullest possible extent and the dispersal and distribution of whatever power cannot be eliminated — a system of checks and balances.Milton Friedman
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