Thursday, 12 October 2006

Socialism hurts the poor

Socialism is intended to make everyone equal, say socialists. But they can't even get that right. The suffering that socialism inflicts upon people is not evenly distributed. And as Thomas Sowell points out here, it's not the rich who suffer most under socialism, it's the poor:
Although socialism has long claimed to be for the poor, it has probably done more damage, on net balance, to the poor than to the rich.
The primary reason:
The rich have learned to adapt socialist policies to their own benefit.
And the poor don't get the chance. Read on.

LINK: Socialism for the rich - Thomas Sowell [Hat tip Stephen Hicks]

RELATED: Socialism, Politics

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