The case against socialism / Rand Paul with Kelley Ashby Paul
Book | Broadside Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers | 2019 | First edition.
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Edition
First edition.
Description
ix, 354 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages [309]-337) and index.
Summary
"Rand Paul, U.S. senator for Kentucky and America's most prominent libertarian, makes a case against socialist ideology, showing the impact of its deadly legacy and the threat of its new rise in America"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents
Part I: Because eating your pets is overrated-socialism creates poverty -- Chapter 1: Socialism destroyed Venezuela's once vibrant economy -- Chapter 2: Socialism rewards corruption -- Chapter 3: Interfering with free markets causes shortages -- Chapter 4: Capitalism is the more moral system -- Chapter 5: Capitalism benefits the middle class -- Chapter 6: Income inequality does not ruin the economy or corrupt the government -- Chapter 7: Under capitalism, the 1 percent is always changing -- Chapter 8: The poor are better off under capitalism -- Part II: Capitalism makes Scandinavia great -- Chapter 9: Bernie's socialism also includes praise for dictators -- Chapter 10: Today's American socialists don't know what socialism means -- Chapter 11: Bernie Sanders is too liberal to get elected in Denmark -- Chapter 12: No, Bernie, Scandinavia is not socialist -- Chapter 13: Sweden's riches actually come from capitalism -- Chapter 14: The Nordic model is welfarism, not socialism -- Chapter 15: Sweden is shrinking taxes and welfare -- Chapter 16: Welfarism requires high middle-class taxes -- Chapter 17: American Scandinavians have it better here than in Scandinavia -- Chapter 18: Swedish college is free, but it's not cheap or universal -- Part III: A boot stamping on the human face forever-socialism and authoritarianism -- Chapter 19: Socialism becomes authoritarianism -- Chapter 20: Hitler was a socialist -- Chapter 21: The Nazis hated capitalism -- Chapter 22: The Nazis didn't believe in private property -- Chapter 23: Socialism encourages eugenics -- Chapter 24: Your degree of enthusiasm for socialism may decide whether you live or die -- Part IV: Socialism doesn't create equality -- Chapter 25: Socialism promises equality and leads to tyranny -- Chapter 26: All aspects of culture eventually become targets for the planners -- Chapter 27: If no one has to work, no one will -- Chapter 28: The cure for failed socialism is always more socialism -- Chapter 29: Poetry can be dangerous under socialism -- Chapter 30: It's not socialism without purges -- Part V: Where are these angels? The philosophy of socialism -- Chapter 31: Socialism expects selfless rulers and citizens -- Chapter 32: Progress comes from rebels and dreamers -- Chapter 33: Freedom is not the inevitable outcome of history and must be protected -- Part VI: Never let a crisis go to waste: socialism and alarmism -- Chapter 34: Socialism leads to cronyism -- Chapter 35: If socialists can't find a crisis, they will create one -- Chapter 36: Socialism and climate change alarmism go together -- Chapter 37: Socialist green new deal allows for no dissent -- Chapter 38: Fake news and propaganda on the rise in America -- Chapter 39: Welcome to the Panopticon: FaceCrime, PreCrime, and the surveillance state -- Afterword: finding common ground.
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Paul, Kelley,
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Online version: Paul, Rand, The case against socialism New York : HarperCollins, 2019. 9780062954879 (DLC) 2019027314
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9780062954862 (hardcover)
0062954865 (hardcover)
9780062954879 (ebook)
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