Returning to our recent Liberty Update commentary on how socialist advocates rely on a mythical misimpression…
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Image of the Day: Sources of Wealth in the U.S. Versus Elsewhere

Returning to our recent Liberty Update commentary on how socialist advocates rely on a mythical misimpression of European realities, The Wall Street Journal offered a nice snapshot of the sources of wealth for billionaires in the U.S versus Europe, China and Russia:

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So would socialists like Bernie Sanders prefer that wealth derive more from inheritance and political connections as they do in Europe or Russia, as opposed to business founders and financial advisors who help American workers and retirees benefit from record stock markets?…[more]

November 25, 2019 • 12:35 pm

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