Rachel Ferguson on Black Liberation Through the Marketplace

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Rachel Ferguson with Juliette Sellgren

October 21, 2022
Rachel Ferguson is an economic philosopher at Concordia University Chicago and the director of the Free Enterprise Center, as well as an affiliate scholar with the Acton Institute. She is the co-author of Black Liberation Through the Marketplace: Hope, Heartbreak, and the Promise of America.

Today, we talk about her book, which focuses on civil society and the classical liberal approach to many of the problems facing Black America today. We also talk about the history of free market thinkers and abolitionism, and the distinction between libertarians and classical liberalism. 

And don't miss Christy Lynn's Great Antidote EXTRA on this episode, where you'll find even more to explore!

Want to explore more?
Rachel Ferguson, What do Classical Liberalism and Black History Have to Discuss? at the Online Library of Liberty
Systemic Racism in Healthcare and Education, a Liberty Matters Forum at the Online Library of Liberty
Amy Willis, There Are No Solutions, Only Trade-Offs, an EconTalk Extra based on an interview with Jason Riley