In addition to his exemplary work as a Senior Fellow for the Cato Institute, Johan Norberg narrates some great videos for Free to Choose Media. Here are some that caught my eye.
- The foolish and counterproductive War on Drugs.
- A grim consequence of Cuban communism.
- The real lesson to learn from Sweden.
But my favorite video, which I shared back in January, is his concise explanation of why policy makers should focus on fighting poverty rather than reducing inequality.
I’m posting it again to set the stage for a discussion on inequality and fairness.
Now let’s dig into the main topic for today.
A study by three academics from Yale’s Department of Psychology concludes that people want fairness rather than equality.
…there is no evidence that people are bothered by economic inequality itself. Rather, they are bothered by something that is often confounded with inequality: economic unfairness. Drawing upon…
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