Episode 17: Equity, equality, fairness and other useless terms

Michael Schaus

Free to Offend Episode 17 | Guest: Dan Mitchell, Chairman of the Center for Freedom and Prosperity

What is more important: “equitable outcomes” or “equal opportunity.”  

Chairman and Cofounder of the Center for Freedom and Prosperity Daniel J. Mitchell joins the podcast to talk about the important distinction between the two—and, more importantly, why free market advocates need to figure out how to start talking about inequality in America.  


Free to Offend can also be heard on Amazon and iTunes


Free to Offend:
A podcast that radically defends free speech by regularly practicing it.

Produced by Nevada Policy Research Institute,
featuring Nevada Policy’s Michael Schaus and Robert Fellner.

Click here for more episodes:



Michael Schaus

Michael Schaus

Communications Director

Michael Schaus is communications director at the Nevada Policy Research Institute and is responsible for managing the organization’s messaging with the public, the media and NPRI’s membership. He is also currently a policy advisor for the Heartland Institute.

Prior to joining NPRI, Michael worked in media as a national columnist, a political humorist and a radio talk show host in Denver, Colorado. Active in both print and radio, he shared his insights and free-market economics perspective with large local and national audiences.

Michael became interested in economic theory earlier in life while employed in the financial sector. As the liaison between a local community bank and the Federal Reserve, he acquired an in-depth understanding of just how manipulative big government can be toward industry and enterprise. It was that experience with big-government intervention that initially led him into public-affairs commentary.