Liberty, Equality, Efficiency and Democracy


These four huge ideas drive everyday and governmental decisions and debate- whether we know it or not. In the light of the forthcoming election, they again become very pertinent. Do we have the best form of democracy available to us? what is socialism, and how does it relate to communism, or fascism to capitalism? Should we seek to maximize liberty or equality, and what exactly would this mean? This discussion based course covers these topics and more.