Robin Hood Myth
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Government welfare programs support the poor at the expense of the rich — most would think. Economist Milton Friedman called this the Robin Hood Myth. He cites state-funded higher education as an example, pointing out that it’s often people from higher-middle class families who benefit the most, while low-income taxpayers end up paying for their education. What are you thinking? Was he right?
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00:21 Robin Hood Myth
00:38 Director’s law
01:45 State-financed higher education facts
02:57 What do you think?
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