The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice

Stephen LEACOCK (1869 - 1944)

This lengthy political essay by noted Canadian humourist Stephen Leacock was written while he was professor of political economy at McGill University. He argues for a middle ground between capitalism and pure socialism. Listeners in the early 21st century may find this 90-year old essay oddly topical. (Summary by Sean Michael Hogan)

Genre(s): Political Science

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 01 - The Troubled Outlook of the Present Hour Sean Michael Hogan
00:24:19
Play 02 02 - Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness Sean Michael Hogan
00:15:14
Play 03 03 - The Failures and Fallacies of Natural Liberty Sean Michael Hogan
00:18:43
Play 04 04 - Work and Wages Sean Michael Hogan
00:21:29
Play 05 05 - The Land of Dreams: The Utopia of the Socialist Sean Michael Hogan
00:14:24
Play 06 06 - How Mr. Bellamy Looked Backward Sean Michael Hogan
00:21:07
Play 07 07 - What Is Possible and What Is Not Sean Michael Hogan
00:28:34