The Yes on 97 campaign is featuring Martin Hart-Landsberg, Professor Emeritus of Economics at Lewis & Clark College, in its advertisements, assuming that an economist will be a persuasive voice of authority to the general public.
But what does the public know about Hart-Landsberg? Here’s some background on his views.
About Martin Hart-Landsberg
“…seriously if I hear (in his class) how capitalism is bad, socialism is good one more time I might vomit.”
“(Class) mainly focuses on how capitalism is bad and socialism is good. You don’t learn very much else.”
Rate my Professors at Lewis & Clark College
“…it is capitalism (as a dynamic and exploitative system), rather than neoliberalism (as a set of policies), that must be challenged and overcome.”
“…therefore, as participants in the resistance, …we can illuminate the common capitalist roots of the problems we face and…
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