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Economy & Business

Uncommon Knowledge: Thomas Sowell on the Origins of Economic Disparities

Is discrimination the reason behind economic inequality in the United States? Thomas Sowell dismisses that question with a newly revised edition of his book Discrimination and Disparities. I sits down with Dr. Sowell  to discuss the long history of disparities among humans around the world and throughout time.

Recorded on April 1, 2019.

Peter Robinson — Peter M. Robinson is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution.

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