Saturday, 8 December 2012

5 giants

An article in the FT by Janan Ganesh is a good reminder of how out of date Beveridge has become.

At the end of the war the 5 giants that we needed to slay were: want, disease, squalor, ignorance and idleness.  It seems to me that it would be worthwhile to up date these.

So what should be on the list now for us in the west.  I would only keep two from the original list and my five giants would be: Debt, Greed, Intolerance, Ignorance and Idleness.

I blogged on Beveridge before -

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