This lecture by Richard Ebeling, BB & T Professor of Ethics and Free Enterprise Leadership at The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina was held at The University of The Bahamas, in the Harry C. Moore Library, Tuesday, January 23, 2018.
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.
This event would not have been be possible without the generous support of : The Templeton Foundations, Compass Point Beach Resort & Bahamas Wholesale Agencies
Dr. Richard Ebeling is the BB&T Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Free Enterprise Leadership at The Citadel, in Charleston, South Carolina.
Dr. Ebeling is the author of Austrian Economics and Public Policy: Restoring Freedom and Prosperity (2016); Monetary Central Planning and the State (2015) as well as the author of Political Economy, Public Policy, and Monetary Economics: Ludwig von Mises and the Austrian Tradition (2010) and Austrian Economics and the Political Economy of Freedom (2003). And the editor of the three-volume, Selected Writing of Ludwig von Mises, published by Liberty Fund.
He is also the co-editor of When We Are Free (Northwood University Press, 2014), an anthology of essays devoted to the moral, political and economic principles of the free society, and co-author of the seven-volume, In Defense of Capitalism (Northwood University Press, 2010-2016).