Read Now: “Who Cares about Inequality?”
On April 28, 2016, The Freeman published an all-new op-ed by Don Watkins and Yaron Brook, in which they argue that there’s no reason for pitting equality against liberty. That’s because the only equality that matters is political equality:
Political equality refers to equality of rights. Before the creation of the United States, every system of government had taken for granted that some people were entitled to rule others, taking away their freedom and property whenever some allegedly “greater good” demanded it. The Founders rejected that notion. Each individual, they held, is to be regarded by the government as having the same rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness as any other individual. So long as he didn’t violate other people’s rights, he was free to set his own course and live on his own terms.
Read the whole thing here.
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