"Economic Policy Review" BulletinISSN 1313 - 0544
The Price of Inequality and a Just Society
If the main argument against wealth is that it is won on the back of ordinary people, meaning on their expense, it can only be done in several ways - by force, that is plundering and violation of the law; by rules that favor some at the expense of others; through monetary policy which channels cash flows in one direction taking a little and sometimes a lot of everybody’s money (by depreciating them along this way) ; through fiscal policy that redistributes taxpayers' money in someone's favor. The rich earn on the expense of the poor when there is no supremacy of law, or when there is a form of crony capitalism. Free markets do not allow this to happen.