Varieties of Socialism and the Threat to Liberty and Social Cooperation

Conservative Institute of M. R. Štefánik organized on September 25, 2017 in Bratislava another lecture within the Conservative Economic Quarterly Lecture Series /CEQLS/:Varieties of Socialism and the Threat to Liberty and Social Cooperation

Lecture given by:
Tom G. Palmer

George M. Yeager Chair for Advancing Liberty; Executive Vice President for International Programs at Atlas Network (USA)

Hosted by:
Peter Gonda, Conservative Institute Director

Tom G. Palmer: CEQLS Lecture for the Conservative Institute, Bratislava, September 25, 2017

Tom G. Palmer

Dr. Tom G. Palmer is the executive vice president for international programs at Atlas Network and is responsible for establishing operating programs in 14 languages and managing programs for a worldwide network of think tanks. On Nov. 10, 2016, Dr. Tom G. Palmer was named the George M. Yeager Chair for Advancing Liberty at Atlas Network. He is also a senior fellow at Cato Institute and director of Cato University. Before joining Cato, he was an H. B. Earhart Fellow at Hertford College, Oxford University, and a vice president of the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University. He frequently lectures in North America, Europe, Eurasia, Africa, Latin America, India, China and throughout Asia, as well as the Middle East on political science, public choice, civil society, and the moral, legal, and historical foundations of individual rights. He has published reviews and articles on politics and morality in scholarly journals such as the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Ethics, Critical Review, and Constitutional Political Economy, as well as in publications such as Slate, the Wall Street Journal, the New York TimesDie WeltCaixingAl Hayat, the Washington Post, and The Spectator of London. He is the author of Realizing Freedom: Libertarian Theory, History, and Practice (expanded edition 2014), and the editor of The Morality of Capitalism(2011), After the Welfare State (2012), Why Liberty (2013), Peace, Love & Liberty (2014), and Self-Control or State Control? You Decide (2016). Palmer received his B.A. in liberal arts from St. Johns College in Annapolis, Maryland, his M.A. in philosophy from The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., and his doctorate in politics from Oxford University.Capitalism vs. Communism segment, Fox Business News: STOSSEL, February 13, 2015Budget 2015: Australia’s Greek-lite budget kicks can down the roadAustralian Financial Review, May 27, 2015


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Tom G. Palmer CEQLS lecture is one of the activities of Tearing down the Myths about Socialism and the Welfare State project, which is organized by M. R. Stefanik Conservative Institute and funded by John Templeton Foundation.