Is Capitalism Actually Efficient?

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How many times have you heard the claim that capitalism is the most efficient system for the production and allocation of goods and services? It’s a very common talking point in the "western world," especially in the United States. In this week’s video, we’ll deconstruct that myth and discuss what capitalist "efficiency" actually means.

Is Capitalism Actually Efficient? – Second Thought

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