Just What Is Socialism? Preparing for the 2020 Election

An Interview with Dr. Jay Richards


John Stonestreet

Why do so many Americans these days—especially young ones—seem to have a favorable opinion of socialism? So much so that a self-proclaimed socialist is a leading presidential candidate.

Well, perhaps they don’t really know what socialism is.

Today on the BreakPoint Podcast, Dr. Jay Richards gives us not only a solid definition of socialism, but he gives us the history of socialism and explains its flawed assumptions about economics, government, and human nature.

Dr. Richards’s presentation was one of a 4-part online Colson Center Short Course about preparing for the 2020 election.

[Editor’s Note: The image below is a slide cited during Dr. Richards talk.]

Download the MP3 audio here.



Photo by Carlos Diaz, source: Wiki Commons


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