Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Has the Government Been a Friend or Foe for Minority Groups

The Cato Institute's Casey Lartigue discusses whether the government has been overall a friend or an adversary for American minority groups.

Is government more likely to be the friend or adversary of minority groups? Has it been liberals, conservatives, or libertarians like William Lloyd Garrison and Frederick Douglass who have been the most consistent defenders of everyone's rights? What does history suggest would be the best public policy for racial minorities in the 21st century?