The left is screaming that inequalities of wealth and income are on the rise, while the right responds that the rise isn’t so dramatic, and besides there are ways to lessen it. But ARI’s Yaron Brook has been speaking out lately on the theme of economic inequality, offering a point of view that departs from the mainstream.

Economic Inequality: Who Cares?

In our view, the right place to begin is asking: Why is such inequality even an issue? Why should we care? Check out these links for answers:

Is Inequality Fair? — Public talk by Yaron Brook at ARI's headquarters in, Irvine, California, March 5, 2014.

Inequality: Should We Care? — Public debate (Yaron Brook vs. James Galbraith) at University of Texas at Austin, April 17, 2014.

To Be Born Poor Doesn’t Mean You’ll Always Be Poor — Article by Yaron Brook and Don Watkins

Yaron Answers: Should we promote equality of opportunity? — Video by Yaron Brook.

The Real Reason J.K. Rowling Deserves Her Billions — Blog post by Don Watkins

Ayn Rand Lexicon:

Egalitarianism