The wrong anti poverty recipes of the left

The always challenging and informative Deirdre McCloskey one of the few taking on the tired, false and persistent inequality memes. Of course what the regressive left have done (and incoherently so) is to conflate patterns of inequality (access) with patterns of inequity (outcome).

Worldwide even the income gap between rich and poor has radical [sic] declined. If you arrange individual incomes in a Gini-coefficient manner, in the past 30 years inequality has declined sharply.

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