From Equality and the Rule of Law to the Collapse of Egalitarianism
By James R. Harrigan, Ryan M. Yonk
This article appeared in the Summer 2017 issue of The Independent Review

Human equality as understood by America’s Founders—equality under the rule of law—is vastly different from the conception of equality that underlies today’s government entitlement programs. The U.S. fiscal crisis reflects the flaws of contemporary egalitarianism and cannot be resolved without a return to our former understanding of equality.

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