Tag: john-rawls

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www.groene.nl > Casper Thomas
John Rawls besefte dat wie het spel niet eerlijk vindt op den duur niet meer mee wil doen
3 mar. 2021 - John Rawls leerde de wereld hoe rechtvaardigheid in elkaar steekt. Vijftig jaar na het verschijnen van zijn hoofdwerk A Theory of Justice is zijn ideaal van een samenleving die door iedereen als eerlijk wordt ervaren opnieuw bijzonder relevant.
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www.nybooks.com > Robert Kuttner
Can We Fix Capitalism?
24 sep. 2020 - For enthusiasts of capitalism, democracy and the market are said to be handmaidens. Both depend on the rule of law. Both express aspects of liberty, prizing opportunity and mobility. During the era of classical liberalism, which began in the late eighteenth century, free commerce and political freedom advanced in tandem. Monarchies gave way to republican rule; open markets replaced royal monopolies and inherited privileges. For about a century the franchise gradually expanded, and markets became the primary mode of commerce. The brand of democratic capitalism that emerged in the West after World War II included not just those earlier hallmarks but such liberal values as tolerance, compromise, and enlarged civic participation, as well as regulatory and social welfare policies to buffer the less savory tendencies of markets. Modern capitalism reflected a grand social bargain.
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