Is Thomas Sowell a Marxist?

As a youth, Sowell studied Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels extensively—until he became a Marxist. Years later, however, Sowell could be described as a laissez faire economist.

Does Thomas Sowell have a PhD?

Sowell ultimately received his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in economics from the University of Chicago in 1968.

Why does Thomas Sowell matter?

Thomas Sowell is one of the great social theorists of our age. In a career spanning more than a half century, he has written over thirty books, covering topics from economic history and social inequality to political theory, race, and culture.

Where was Thomas Sowell born?

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Who said socialism for the rich?

History and usage. The phrase may have been first popularized by Michael Harrington in his 1962 book, The Other America, in which he cites Charles Abrams, a well-known authority on housing.

What are the most important Thomas Sowell books to read?

Basic Economics. Black Rednecks and White Liberals. Discrimination and Disparities. A Conflict of Visions. Charter Schools and Their Enemies. Economic Facts and Fallacies.