Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on February 2, 2023

in Inequality

… is from page 101 of Eamonn Butler’s 2022 book, An Introduction to Economic Inequality (original emphasis):

Redistribution is contradictory: it means treating people unequally in order to produce what someone believes is equality – though that judgement is inevitably subjective. And there is considerable danger in entrusting any politician or official with the power and discretion needed to force that judgement into reality.

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