Chesterton is the great advocate for the road to social justice less travelled
Much of society is organised on the principle that we should leave decisions in the hands of those who are most competent to make them.
Modern economic and social theory has failed to capture this important dimension of citizenship.
At the foundation of the welfare state it was clear that Beveridge was under the same pressure to 'patch' as we too have faced ever since he designed it.
Aristotle feared that democracy might become the rule of the mob, the demos. He saw their short-sighted, wilfulness as a threat to good order.