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Is justice about need or contract?

This post is about economic justice. What makes some distributions of money just, and others unjust? Given the disagreements, and the huge practical implications, how do we decide? I ended my last post , about Greece’s debts, arguing that if … Continue reading

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Life: contract or gift?

A Labour Party thinktank is proposing closer links between welfare benefits and contributions, through altering the system for national insurance contributions. The inevitable political quote goes: Senior figures believe that Labour must counter the impression that it supports a “something … Continue reading

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