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Capitalism: A Debate

November 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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.


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