The debate about inequality has been ill served by the failure to conceptually distinguish inequalities that are socially harmful from inequalities that are not. Making this distinction can help society focus on removing bad policies and other impediments that harm the poor and marginalized.


Other Independent Review articles by Steven G. Horwitz
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    Winter 2013   The Reality of the Wartime Economy
    Spring 2009   Wal-Mart to the Rescue
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