Posted: Thu. August 3, 2023, 2:23pm PT
What is the meaning of social justice? What are the rules of this game? Are they moral and fair? Robert Whaples, editor of the book Is Social Justice Just? discusses how capitalism and free markets can resolve issues of social justice in education, healthcare, jobs, housing, and energy. The track record of markets lifting people out of poverty is good, says Whaples. He adds that voluntary exchanges, rather than coerced ones, benefit every segment of society, especially the poor.