Income Inequality: Equal Is Unfair

By on April 26, 2016

Don Watkins of the Ayn Rand Institute discusses his new book Equal Is Unfair: America's Misguided Fight Against Income Inequality with welfare researcher Matthew Bruenig.

don-watkinsDon Watkins
Ayn Rand Institute

Don Watkins is a fellow at the Ayn Rand Institute and coauthor, with Yaron Brook, of the national best-seller Free Market Revolution: How Ayn Rand’s Ideas Can End Big Government. He is also the author of RooseveltCare: How Social Security Is Sabotaging the Land of Self-Reliance. He is the host of The Debt Dialogues, a podcast on inequality and the welfare state.

matthew-bruenigMatthew Bruenig
Welfare researcher

Matthew Bruenig writes about politics, the economy, and political theory, primarily with a focus on the set of interlocking issues that affect poor and working people. In addition to his blog, he has written for the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, The Atlantic, the New Republic, the American Prospect, In These Times, Jacobin, Dissent, Salon, The Week, Gawker, and Demos’s Policy Shop.

One Comment

  1. kel

    October 9, 2016 at 3:54 pm

    Problem is some nations have such income disparities as might destabilize their social foundations. Brazil is truing to reduce the disparity,,flatten the notorious lorenz curve with social inclusive policies,income savings crusades etc . What about the usa that has one of the widest income holes and standard deviations?