Wednesday, 7 August 2013

Three cracked pillars of a failed state - UK News | Online Newspaper | The Irish Times - Tue, Aug 06, 2013

Three cracked pillars of a failed state - UK News | Online Newspaper | The Irish Times - Tue, Aug 06, 2013

..."The failure of the State can be calibrated in many ways: the unwillingness to protect vulnerable citizens from slavery and abuse, the inability to sustain a modest prosperity, the apparently endemic resort to mass emigration, the descent into systemic corruption, the throwing away of hard-won sovereignty, the persistence of structural inequality. But we can also see it even if we look at the State in its simplest expression as a set of institutions..."
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