Of Freedom and Fairness

At Democracy, Jonathan Haidt examines the new culture war between liberals and conservatives. Through research and a series of interviews, Haidt finds that economics and different concepts of fairness are now the major points of contention between the two sides. “What remains up for grabs is ‘procedural fairness’: the integrity of the process by which we decide who gets what,” writes Haidt. “…Both parties have ways of answering this charge and persuading the broader public that its concept of fairness is the better one. The party that wins that point will have the upper hand in this new culture war.”

Read at Democracy

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