April 8, 2019
By Daniel Sutter
The Sorrell College's Johnson Center for Political Economy will sponsor a debate on socialism versus capitalism on Wednesday. (TROY archives)
Those of us old enough to remember the fall of the Berlin Wall and the breakup of the Soviet Union probably thought we had seen the last of socialism. The idea of government planning of an economy, once billed as “scientific socialism,” seemed consigned to the dustbin of history.
Times certainly have changed. Self-described socialist…