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WILLIAM GALSTON: Everyone Is for Equal Opportunity, Except ...

Wall Street Journal — Where conservatives and liberals disagree is on how fair society is and government’s role.

‘The left generally espouses the idea of ‘redistributive fairness,’ ” claims Arthur Brooks, the president of the American Enterprise Institute, in his new book, “The Conservative Heart: How to Build a Fairer, Happier, and More Prosperous America.” In contrast, Mr. 48 more words


WILLIAM GALSTON: Hillary Gets It Right On Short-Termism

Wall Street Journal — Too many CEOs ignore long-term performance, to the economy’s harm.

Whatever one may think about her policy proposals, Hillary Clinton has put her finger on a real problem: Too many CEOs are making decisions based on short-term considerations, regardless of their impact on the long-run performance of their firms. 60 more words