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Crony Socialism

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06/04/2018Yuri N. Maltsev

Dr. Yuri Maltsev is a Soviet expatriate who worked as an economist in the Gorbachev era of "reforms." He makes the strong case against what he terms "Crony Socialism," detailing how politics, bureaucracy, and self-dealing monetary planners work against the cause of greater peace and prosperity. Recorded in Fort Worth, Texas, on 2 June 2018. Includes an introduction by Jeff Deist.

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Yuri N. Maltsev, Senior Fellow of the Mises Institute and professor of economics at Carthage College, worked as an economist on Mikhail Gorbachev's economic reform team before defecting to the United States in 1989. He has testified before the US Congress and appeared on CNN, PBS News Hour, C-Span, CBC, and other American, Canadian, Spanish, South African, and Finnish television and radio programs. He has authored and co-authored fifteen books and numerous articles. He is a recipient of the Luminary Award of the Free Market Foundation.

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