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Welfare State


“The welfare fate”

Carolyn Moynihan | 30 October 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: debt, USA, welfare state
A cartoon with a message.


Entitlement America - a nation of takers?

Carolyn Moynihan | 27 October 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: independence, intergenerational equity, welfare state
The ballooning of the welfare state is corrupting the American character as well as burdening generations to come, argues a scholar.


Where an exhausted society can flourish again

Yuval Levin | 26 October 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: civil society, United States, welfare state
Between the government and the individual is a vital space which both conservatives and liberals are neglecting.


Will Britain’s PM reform the welfare state?

David Cameron | 17 August 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: families, London riots, UK, welfare state
David Cameron wants to revitalise families, schools and a sense of personal responsibility. Is he impossibly ambitious?


Fatal attraction: democracy and the welfare state

Samuel Gregg | 22 June 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: democracy, economics, Global Financial Crisis, welfare state
Expansive and expensive welfare programs have brought European social democracies to the verge of catastrophe. Will democracy hamper economic reform?


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