Yes. Taxes on capital gains and the rich need to be increased in order to redistribute income.
Not really. Progressive taxation is not the answer we need a falt tax.
No. The market always fairly deicdes what people are worth. The rich deserve their wealth and progressive taxation is merely "class envy."
They spur economic growth and should be expanded.
They redistribute income from the middle and working class to the rich, do not spur growth, waste resources and, therefore, ought to be repealed.
Between two consenting adults.
Between a man and a woman.
Government should not regulate marriage contracts.
Individuals; facing risk will themselves will keep them responsible. For example, a market based health care system keeps individuals from using excessive care.
Institutions and the government should shoulder most risk, reducing the risk faced by individuals. People should never have to worry about their basic needs being met.
When his or her basic needs are met and he or she feels secure.
When he or she is left alone by the government and not told what to do.
Yes, all of humankind forms one single ethical and moral community. Ideally, there would be a world government.
No, we need to restore our national sovereignty.
Letting all peaceful immigrants enter. They are essential to our economy, enhance our multi-cultural society, and have a right to move about the planet freely, unless it is proven to cause harm.
Restrict immigration, as immigrants exploit the well-fare state and threaten the social order.
"Each from his ability, according to his need."
Depending on one's contributions to society.
According to the free market.
Yes, unless you can prove a person's actions cause harm, you should not infringe upon individual liberty.
No, the social order is too fragile.
Yes, police, health care and education must be guranteed by the government and made available to each individual regardless of their status in society.
No, the free market will provide basic human rights much better than the government ever could.
Before any action is to be taken, more research is needed as there is still no evidence of human-caused global warming.
Discourage pollution while subsidising environmentally friendly technologies.
Longer prison sentences, restricting immigration and strictier punishment of minor infractions.
Poverty reduction, investment in social services and urban redevelopment are key to lowering crime.
Both of the above.
Becuase the objective evaluation of empirical evidence regarding the economy happens to support liberal viewpoints.
Becuase without government intervention in the economy there would be less demand for economists.
Legalize all drugs, they should be available to anyone who wished to consume them.
Stricter enforcement of current laws, continuing military involvement in drug-producing countries.
Assign "soft drugs" the same status as tabacco and alcohol. Discourage excessive consumption through taxation and education.
Save for a few countries, quality of life in the U.S. is considerably higher, proving that the well-fare states of Eestern Europe are coutner-productive to perpetuating the common good.
While the U.S. has a higher standard of living than most developed countries it is also home to more poverty, higher inequality and more economic insecurity; problems that could be resolved through a better social saftey net.