Journal instructions are available here.

There will be four journal prompts provided before the Wednesday April 5th deadline. Journals are due at the start of class.

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 Journal Prompt

Topic: Economic Systems

Primary Question:  Is capitalism the best economic system?

Compare the two views on the market economy presented in the video and the articles.  Which is the more powerful argument? Why?

Further details and questions

Keep in mind the three questions any economic system must answer and the trade-offs associated with efficiency vs equity.

Video Link

Article – The Future of Markets

Article – A Point of View: The revolution of capitalism

Article – What Isn’t for Sale?

 

Practical Details

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