Guess what happens when you force employers to pay higher wages? They hire fewer workers and unemployment goes up.

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Add the $50 trillion for Medicare and Medicaid wealth to the $25 trillion for net Social Security wealth and the $20 trillion in conventionally measured net worth, and the lower 90% of households have more than $95 trillion that should be reckoned as wealth. This is substantially more than the $60 trillion in conventional net worth of the top 10%

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“There’s never going to be a time when the EEOC will file a report saying, ‘All right folks, there’s really not enough discrimination around to be spending all this money,’ ”

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No bedtime story for you!

From ABC in Australia comes this report on a philosopher and social scientist with a fairness fetish want good parents to be worse to compensate for bad parents. Plato famously wanted to abolish the family and put children into care of the state. Some still think the...