Palmer discusses the rise of social or welfare rights, as opposed to more traditional, individual rights.

Tom G. Palmer is a Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute, director of the Institute‚Äôs educational division, Cato University, Executive Vice President for International Programs at Atlas Network, and author of Realizing Freedom: Libertarian Theory, History, and Practice, among other works.

In this short interview, Tom G. Palmer discusses the rise of social or welfare rights, as opposed to more traditional, individual rights. He points out that the problem with welfare rights is that they necessarily conflict, whereas individual rights do not. And that conflict will lead to corruption and favoritism by the state.