The Problem with Socialism


  • 176 Pages
  • by Thomas J. DiLorenzo
  • Notes
  • Index


As Margaret Thatcher famously said, The problem with socialism and socialists is, “They always run out of other people’s money.” From debunking the theories and narratives that underpin socialism and socialist programs, to outlining a powerful case for freedom and free markets, “The Problem With Socialism” can serve as an excellent resource to educate Americans.

  1. The Problem with Socialism
  2. Why Socialism is Always and Everywhere an Economic Disaster
  3. Egalitarianism vs Human Reality
  4. Islands of Socialism: The Follies of Government “Enterprise”
  5. Why “The Worst” Rise to the Top Under Socialism
  6. The Socialist Roots of Fascism
  7. The Myth of Successful Scandinavian Socialism
  8. How Welfare Harms the Poor
  9. How Socialized Medicine Kills the Patient and Robs the Taxpayer
  10. How Socialism Causes Pollution
  11. Karl Marx’s “Progressive” Income Tax
  12. Minimum Wage, Maximum Folly
  13. How Socialist Regulation Makes Monopolies
  14. Destroying Capitalism by Socializing Capital
  15. Is Socialism Really the Best Way to Organize Schools?
  16. Socialist Myths and Superstitions about Capitalism


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Weight .55 lbs
Dimensions 4.5 × 7.25 × 1 in
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