“The point is to change it”

If we re­main grot­esquely un­equal, we shall lose all sense of fra­ternity: and fra­ternity, for all its fatuity as a polit­ical ob­jective, turns out to be the ne­ces­sary con­di­tion of politics itself.”

I’ve just got round to fin­ishing Tony Judt’s ex­cel­lent essay on the im­port­ance of the state printed in the Guardian Review the weekend be­fore last. Read the whole thing. Judt suf­fers from a motor neurone dis­order, which was the sub­ject of an in­ter­view and an essay also pub­lished in the Guardian earlier this year.

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