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Edmund Phelps on Egalitarianism

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06/14/2023David Gordon

The classical liberal economist Edmund Phelps wants government to aid poor people, but he clearly is not an egalitarian. His philosophy would be unacceptable to today's "woke" egalitarians.

Original Article: "Edmund Phelps on Egalitarianism"

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Edmund Phelps on Egalitarianism