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Elliot Sperber, "The Alienable, the Inalienable, and an actually Democratic Society"

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"Certain basic conditions need to be present for a democratic society to arise: security from hunger, security from lack of shelter, conditions that precede and support political rights must exist."

[Craig Axford]

Presented on July 27, 2014, at the 15th International Congress of the Basic Income Earth Network, this paper considers the tension within democratic societies between inalienable rights that can’t be sold and the sale of alienable commodities upon which the economies of modern capitalist societies depend.

Elliot Sperber, “The Alienable, the Inalienable, and an actually Democratic Society”, Heathwood Press, July 27, 2014

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