Tag Archives: Income Inequality

Professor Milton Friedman: Equality and Freedom

“Milton Friedman – Equality and Freedom” From Basic Economics Socialists like Senator Bernie Sanders and company, argue that it’s somehow wrong that we have people who make a lot of money, while we have some people who make very little money … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: Now-Fred Dews: ‘An Economic Agenda For America-A Conversation with U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders’

“On February 9, the Center for Effective Public Management at Brookings hosted Senator Sanders, the ranking member of the Senate Budget Committee, to discuss his economic policy ideas to spur growth and rebuild America’s middle class.” From Brookings Institution This blog … Continue reading

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The New York Times: Opinion: Paul Krugman: Inequality is a Drag: How to Expand Economic Freedom For Everyone

The New York Times: Opinion: Paul Krugman: Inequality is a Drag This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger If you are familiar with my blogging you know that I’m not a redistributionist in the sense that … Continue reading

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The Nation: Opinion: Mike Konczal & Bryce Covert: “The Real Solution to Wealth Inequality”: How About a Better Approach Instead

Out of the Closet Socialist The Nation: Opinion: Mike Konczal & Bryce Covert: The Real Solution to Wealth Inequality This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Before I explain why I disagree with the wealth redistribution … Continue reading

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Washington Post: Opinion: Catherine Rampell: Limousine Liberalism’s Good Work

Barack Obama & Wall Street The Washington Post: Opinion: Catherine Rampell: Limousine Liberalism’s Good Works  I’m sick and tired (and that is putting it mildly) of hearing people especially rabid partisan right-wingers claim that Liberals hate the wealthy and people … Continue reading

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Politico Magazine: Opinion: Joseph Stiglitz: “The Myth of America’s Golden Age”: How Every American Can Live the American Dream

Politicio Magazine: Opinion: Joseph Stiglitz: The Myth of America’s Golden Age I’m getting tired of hearing people who are further left of me people who are Social Democrats let’s say who are constantly putting down America. And saying “Europe is … Continue reading

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The Fiscal Times: Opinion: Mark Thoma: Are Calls for Wealth Redistribution Based on Envy or Justice?: How to Expand Economic Opportunity in America

Money, Money, Money The Fiscal Times: Opinion: Mark Thoma: Are Calls For Income Redistribution Based on Envy or Justice? Wealth or income redistribution, it depends on how you define it because government at all levels does it all the time … Continue reading

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The New York Times: Joseph E. Stiglitz: Inequality is Not Inevitable: How to Expand Economic Opportunity For All

Wall Street New York Times: Opinion: Joseph E. Stiglitz: Inequality is Not Inevitable As I’ve made this point on this blog before comparing the Scandinavian economies with the United States simply does not work. You would be better off comparing … Continue reading

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Mises Institute: Mises Daily: Julian Adorney: “Killing the Maximum Wage Myth”: Why a Maximum Wage Would be a Horrible Idea

Mises Institute: Mises Daily: Julian Adorney: Killing the Maximum Wage Myth Ederik Schneider on Google+ The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on BloggerPeople on the far left … Continue reading

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The Economist View: Opinion: Robert Shiller: ‘Better Insurance Against Inequality’

Economist’s View: Opinion: Robert Shiller: ‘Better Insurance Against Inequality’ The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger I could blog about indexing taxation of income for the … Continue reading

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