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Yuri N. Maltsev

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Yuri N. Maltsev is a Professor of Economics at Carthage College in Wisconsin. He held various government and research positions in Moscow, Russia. Before defecting to the US in 1989, he was a member of a senior economics team that worked on President Gorbachev's reforms package of perestroika. Before settling in the Midwest, he was a Senior Fellow at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington, DC. a US federal research agency. His work involved briefing members of Congress and senior officials at the executive branch on issues of national security and foreign economic and military assessment. He also testified before the US Congress and appeared on CNN, PBS News Hour, C-Span, CBC, and other American, Canadian, Spanish, South African, and Finnish television and radio programs. He has authored and co-authored fifteen books and over a hundred articles. He is a recipient of the Luminary Award of the Free Market Foundation.

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Yuri Maltsev: Why Socialism Endures

Big GovernmentEducationMedia and CulturePolitical Theory

12/09/2016Audio/Video
Yuri Maltsev, a victim of Soviet totalitarianism in his youth, explains how and why westerners still don't understand what socialism really means.

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Fidel Castro: Hero or Cold-blooded Murderer?

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog12/01/2016

Under Castro, Cuba has really been two Cubas. There is relative abundance for the ruling class, and cruel, enforced poverty for everyone else.

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Yuri Maltsev: Socialism, Fascism, and Trumpism

Media and CultureU.S. HistoryWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

12/11/2015Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Yuri Maltsev discuss Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, and Western progressives' silly and enduring love affair with socialism...

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For WHO, Red Meat Is a Red Herring

The EnvironmentHealthInterventionism

11/05/2015Mises Wire
The World Health Organization has declared that eating meat will kill you. But the WHO's war on meat is not really about your health. It's about "saving the planet" from the latest industry that has been deemed "unsustainable" by global elites...

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Yuri N. Maltsev: Soviet Defector on the Loss of Freedom in America

BiographiesEducationThe Police State

07/25/2014Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Yuri Maltsev discuss his defection from the former USSR and the Marxist economic mindset.

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