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Is capitalism the best way to improve standards of living, ensure political and economic freedom, and provide opportunity? Could socialism do better? A debate between Reason and Jacobin magazines, moderated by Michelle Goldberg, columnist for The New York Times. The debate features Nick Gillespie and Katherine Mangu-Ward (for Reason) and Vivek Chibber and Bhaskar Sunkara (for Jacobin).
Reason is the libertarian magazine of "Free Minds and Free Markets." Jacobin is a leading voice of the American left, offering socialist perspectives on politics, economics, and culture. Michelle Goldberg is an Op-Ed columnist for The New York Times, and the author of several books including “Kingdom Coming: The Rise of Christian Nationalism,” “The Means of Reproduction: Sex, Power, and the Future of the World.” Nick Gillespie is editor in chief of Reason.com and Reason TV, the online platforms of Reason. Katherine Mangu-Ward is editor in chief of Reason and a Future Tense Fellow at New America. Vivek Chibber is a professor of sociology at New York University and the co-editor of Catalyst. His latest book is "Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital". Bhaskar Sunkara is the founding editor of Jacobin.