In this talk, ARI fellow and Equal Is Unfair co-author Don Watkins explains how to understand and win the inequality debate — and how to restore America as the land of opportunity and revive the American Dream as an ideal.
In this debate with welfare researcher Matthew Bruenig, ARI’s Don Watkins elaborates on the connection between the right to property and freedom, the productive role of capitalists, why economic inequality does not lead to political instability and how capitalism has virtually eradicated extreme absolute poverty.
In this episode of The Yaron Brook Show, originally aired on April 15, 2016, guest host Don Watkins discusses the truth about the American tax burden, the underlying un-American collectivism of the “fair share” rhetoric and the injustice of progressive taxation.
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.
On April 14, 2016, Don Watkins was interviewed on FTR Radio’s In Deep with Michelle Ray. In this interview, Equal Is Unfair co-author Don Watkins talks about the anti-inequality narrative about the American dream, the benign nature of economic inequality in a free society, the war on upward mobility and the scapegoating of businessmen.
On April 14, 2016, The Federalist published an all-new op-ed by Don Watkins, in which he argues that the campaign against economic inequality is often motivated by a particularly vicious prejudice, namely “the demonization and dehumanization of the successful.” What makes this prejudice so inexcusable? How does it manifest itself?
In this episode of The Yaron Brook Show, originally aired on AM 560 The Answer on April 9, 2016, Yaron Brook talks about an Atlantic article on “total inequality” and whether it makes any sense to conflate various socio-economic problems with economic inequality.
This Saturday, April 16, Equal Is Unfair co-author Don Watkins will guest host The Yaron Brook Show. Do the rich pay their “fair share” of taxes? What lessons can we draw from the Panama Papers controversy? What should we make of the “taxation is theft” meme? These are only some of the questions that Don will tackle.