Would Anarcho-Capitalism Be a Disaster?

Yaron Brook and Bryan Caplan debate the merits of anarcho-capitalism.


Chairman of the Ayn Rand Institute Yaron Brook and George Mason University professor Bryan Caplan debate the resolution, “Anarcho-capitalism would definitely be a complete disaster for humanity.”

Taking the affirmative is Brook, host of The Yaron Brook Show. He was the executive director of The Ayn Rand Institute from 2000 to 2017 and is now the chairman of the board. Brook has co-authored many books focused on capitalism and the benefits of free markets, including In Pursuit of Wealth: The Moral Case for FinanceEqual Is Unfair: America’s Misguided Fight Against Income Inequality, and Free Market Revolution: How Ayn Rand’s Ideas Can End Big Government. He was a columnist at Forbes and has been featured in the Wall Street JournalUSA TodayInvestor’s Business Daily, and more.

Caplan, a professor of economics at George Mason University, is taking the negative. He’s The New York Times bestselling author of The Myth of the Rational VoterSelfish Reasons to Have More KidsThe Case Against Education, and more. He writes for the Substack Bet On It, and has been published in The New York TimesWashington PostWall Street JournalReason, and more.

Categories: Anarchism/Anti-State

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