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Watch Nick Gillespie and Katherine Mangu-Ward Debating Capitalism Against Jacobin magazine in New York City

Reason’s top editors go up against Vivek Chibber and Bhaskar Sunkara from the socialist publication. Jim Epstein|Nov. 3, 2017 7:50 pm Reason’s Nick Gillespie and Katherine Mangu-Ward are debating the merits of capitalism right now with Vivek Chibber and Bhaskar Sunkara from Jacobin magazine at Cooper Union’s Great Hall in New York City. The event […]

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Watch a Livestream of Nick Gillespie and Katherine Mangu-Ward Debating Capitalism’s Merits Against Jacobin magazine Tonight at 7:30 ET!

Tonight at 7:30 ET, Reason’s Nick Gillespie and Katherine Mangu-Ward will be debating the merits of capitalism with Vivek Chibber and Bhaskar Sunkara from Jacobin magazine, which bills itself as “a leading voice of the American left, offering socialist perspectives on politics, economics, and culture.” The event will be held at Cooper Union’s Great Hall […]

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Bitcoin Is Free Speech—Why Jamie Dimon Was Wrong and Governments Can Never ‘Close It Down:’ New at Reason

[embedded content] “[Governments] like to the control the currency,” J.P. Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon said at a September 12 financial service conference, when asked why he thinks bitcoin is a “fraud.” “They control it through a central bank…the bigger these things get…they close it down.” Bitcoin enthusiasts were quick to point out that bitcoin can’t […]

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