Tibor Rutar on Capitalism for Realists

The Dissenter | 6 February 2023 | 1h 21m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Tibor Rutar about his book Capitalism for Realists: Virtues and Vices of the Modern Economy. Surveys and critically evaluates the virtues and vices of capitalism, covering what Marx got wrong about capitalism; different explanations for the origins of capitalism, from Weber, Henrich, and Mokyr; an alternative explanation for its development in 15th and 16th-century England; market exploitation; the minimum wage; the relationship between capitalism and poverty; economic inequality; the term “neoliberalism”; claims about the morality of markets; and climate change.

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