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Volume 22  Number 1  •  Summer 2017
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Should We Be Pushing for More Equality of Income and Wealth?
By Edward P. Stringham
This article appeared in the Summer 2017 issue of The Independent Review

Supposing you knew your income or wealth percentile beforehand, in what type of society would you choose to live? This variation on John Rawls’s famous thought experiment can help shed light on the nature and consequences of egalitarianism.

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