Jacob Hacker thinks he has the answer to the public’s hardening attitude to welfare – we should “stop inequality before it starts”. But can the idea of predistribution enter the political mainstream?
There’s no reason anyone should be herded into an archaic arrangement that does not work for everybody.
Today we are seeing a resurgence of beards the likes of which haven't been seen in British public life since Lord Salisbury's second government.
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