A patron of Economic Update asks: "We hear from conservatives how the "Founding Fathers" of US Democracy were staunch Capitalists and wanted no part of Socialism. I always thought that argument was strange as both "The Wealth of Nations" and 'Das Kapital" were published after this nation was formed I would appreciate your comments on this discussion."
This is Professor Richard Wolff's video response.
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