1285: Wealth and Justice, The Morality of Democratic Capitalism by Peter Wehner


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Jason Hartman talks with Peter Wehner, author of Wealth and Justice: The Morality of Democratic Capitalism and Vice President & Senior Fellow at the Ethics & Public Policy Center, about what attacks are currently being done against democratic capitalism and what we can do about them as a society. The two also explore the potential ramifications for capitalism being done by President Trump. Key Takeaways: [4:35] Is Democratic Capitalism the most moral system out there? [7:04] Capitalism correctly accounts for human nature [10:25] The ideas of Karl Marx have been probably the most consequential in economic history [13:38] The idea that the government has the moral high ground [16:55] What does Peter mean with the saying "The death of politics"? [20:41] Peter's concern about Trump's policies [28:48] What is The Death of Politics about? Website: Ethics & Public Policy Center Wealth and Justice: The Morality of Democratic Capitalism

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