• 00:00    |    
    Initial credits
  • 00:06    |    
  • 00:13    |    
    Fleeing Chile for Sweden
  • 01:39    |    
    From Marxist to Classical Liberal
  • 04:46    |    
    Toughest Challenges as a Politician
  • 07:56    |    
    Can Civilians and Entrepreneurs Fix Immigration?
  • 10:54    |    
    Influence Inside vs. Outside of Politics
  • 12:52    |    
    The most interesting thing about UFM
  • 14:41    |    
    Final credits

From Marxist to Market Liberal

  | 19 de enero de 2016  | Vistas: 43

Mauricio Rojas talks about why he fled to Sweden from his native Chile, and why his political views changed from Marxist to classical liberal. He shares experiences from his political career as an influential parliamentarian in Sweden. Rojas also comments on the current immigration crisis in Europe and talks about what politicians and civil society can do to fix immigration and influence society in general. He then discusses his own influence as a politician compared to a regular citizen. Finally, Rojas talks about his experiences teaching at UFM, and the extreme difference between the poor and the wealthy in Guatemala.

This video has been made possible thanks to support from the John Templeton Foundation, Global Philanthropic Trust, and the Earhart Foundation.

This interview was recorded as part of The Antigua Forum 2016 gathering.

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