Everyone’s talking about income inequality, and I thought this article by Robert Higgs — “Nineteen Neglected Consequences of Income Redistribution” — was worth an episode’s worth of commentary. Here are the resources for today’s episode:
Frederick Bastiat, The Law. At this link you can get a free e-book edition or buy the print version.
David Beito, From Mutual Aid to the Welfare State.
Connor Boyack, The Tuttle Twins Learn About The Law. This is a children’s book that conveys the ideas of Bastiat’s classic work.
Charles Murray, In Pursuit: Of Happiness and Good Government.
Thomas Woods, Rollback.
Previous Episodes Mentioned
Ep. 286: Who Creates Jobs? (George Reisman)
Ep. 256: The Truth About the Fast-Food Protests (Diana Furchtgott-Roth)
Ep. 237: Why Are We So Rich? (Deirdre McCloskey)
Ep. 150: Teaching Liberty to Kids (Connor Boyack)
Ep. 53: Before the Welfare State? (David Beito)
Episodes on Health Care
Ep. 254: What’s Wrong with Health Care (Colin Gunn)
Ep. 193: Affordable Health Care in the Age of Obamacare (Sean Parnell)
Ep. 191: Market Medicine (Charles Sauer)
Ep. 147: Obamacare and Medicare: A Physician’s View (Jane Orient)
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