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Insightful weekly commentary on news & current events from economist Antony Davies and political scientist James R. Harrigan.

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The Difference Between Socialism and Transferism

November 6, 2019

Using a historical definition of the term, socialism designated a political system where the government owns the means of production. However, for many people, the word has evolved into something different. Do today’s young people believe in government ownership of property or redistribution of positive results? What has changed the traditional sense of socialism? Has the Supreme Court weighed in on any social programs? Join James Harrigan and Antony Davies as they ponder these questions and more on this week’s episode of Words & Numbers.



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