The Public Interest

Redistribution: Selfish Socialism

Richard John Neuhaus

Fall 1990

I WAS MUCH impressed several years ago by a commercial that accompanied a late-night movie. A very proper gent with an English accent was hawking a set of records that purported to include “the greatest moments” of classical music. “And so,” he concluded, “for only $19.95 you can get all the classical music your family will ever need.” Bertrand de Jouvenel would have loved it.

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