Is capitalism the best way to improve standards of living, ensure political and economic freedom, and provide opportunity? Could socialism do better?
A debate between Reason and Jacobin magazine
Moderated by Michelle Goldberg, columnist for The New York Times
Nick Gillespie and Katherine Mangu-Ward (for Reason)
Vivek Chibber and Bhaskar Sunkara (for Jacobin)
$5 “Early & Discounted” tickets available:
Livestream will air at facebook.com/jacobinmag
Reason is the libertarian magazine of “Free Minds and Free Markets”
Jacobin is a leading voice of the American left, offering socialist perspectives on politics, economics, and culture.
About our speakers:
Michelle Goldberg is an op-ed columnist for the New York Times, and the author of several books including “Kingdom Coming: The Rise of Christian Nationalism,” “The Means of Reproduction: Sex, Power, and the Future of the World.”
Nick Gillespie is editor-in-chief of Reason.com and Reason TV.
Katherine Mangu-Ward is editor-in-chief of Reason and a Future Tense Fellow at New America.
Vivek Chibber is a professor of sociology at New York University and the co-editor of Catalyst: A Journal of Theory and Strategy. His latest book is “Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital.”
Bhaskar Sunkara is the founding editor and publisher of Jacobin.