Martin Wolf: ‘Democracy will fail if we don’t think as citizens’ | Curio

Martin Wolf: ‘Democracy will fail if we don’t think as citizens’

16 mins | Jul 13, 2020

Without a stable middle class, states risk succumbing to plutocracy in the post-pandemic world. "Every citizen should have the reasonable possibility of acquiring an education that would allow them to participate as fully as possible in the life of a high-skilled modern economy. Every citizen should also have the security needed to thrive, even if afflicted by the ill luck of illness, disability or other misfortunes." The Chief Economics Commentator of the Financial Times, Martin Wolf, shares his thoughts on the role of citizenship in fully functional democracies after the coronavirus crisis.

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From Financial Times