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Is the Welfare State Just?: Howard Schweber says Yes, It is Fundamental to a Democratic Society

TU sat down with Howard Schweber to learn more about his views on the justice of the welfare state.

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Of Zombies and Men: What the Apocalyptic Reveals about the Mainstream View of Wealth

Men are not zombies doomed to mindlessly consume their fellows. In a society where people are free to trade or not as they wish, all transfers of wealth are for mutual benefit.

Out with Denial, in with Adult Conversation?

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Out with Denial, in with Adult Conversation?

Have Americans actually changed their minds about government spending? A Federal commission recently concluded its work on a proposal to address the nation’s skyrocketing national debt. That debt is the subject of much renewed attention, and is growing at an unsustainable pace which, like reckless credit card use, promises certain and serious economic consequences in […]