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Lawrence K. Samuels

The Socialist Economics of Italian Fascism

Lawrence K. Samuels
July 6, 2015

We often hear that socialism and fascism are at the opposite ends of the political spectrum. Socialist is left-wing and fascism is right-wing, according to this view. But is this view accurate? In this month's Feature Article, Lawrence K. Samuels says no. He shows the strong similarity between the economic policies pursued by Benito Mussolini and those pursued by Vladimir Lenin. Read on:
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Arnold Kling

The Two Forms of Social Order

Arnold Kling
July 6, 2015
Arnold Kling points his critical eye to North, Wallis, and Weingast's Violence and Social Order, comparing open- and limited-access regimes. While he ultimately agrees with the authors that the United States represents the former, he is less sanguine about some of its features.
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FEATURED COLUMNS

AN ECONOMIST LOOKS AT EUROPE

This month, Pedro Schwartz writes about the poverty of social choice.
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THINKING STRAIGHT

Anthony de Jasay

The Evil Bogey of Secular Stagnation

Anthony de Jasay
June 8, 2015
In his most recent column, Anthony de Jasay discusses secular stagnation and the liquidity trap.
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