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The destruction of equality

Book reviews of 'The Fate of The West' and 'One Another's Equals'

Robert B Reich | NYT 

THE FATE OF THE WEST   The Battle to Save the World’s Most Successful Political Idea  Bill Emmott  PublicAffairs 257 pages; $28 ONE ANOTHER’S EQUALS  The Basis of Human Equality  Jeremy Waldron  The Belknap Press/Harvard University Press 264 pages; $29.95 The greatest threat to Western liberal democracies in the future is more likely to come from extreme inequality than from Islamic extremism. This is because inequality erodes two foundation stones of modern society — openness to new ideas and ...

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First Published: Sun, July 30 2017. 22:41 IST