Politicians of both Left and Right continue to march behind the banners of meritocracy and equality of opportunity as if this were all that is needed to achieve a fair society. But rewarding people for their ‘merit’ may be creating a new class system based on arrogant, insensitive winners and angry, desperate losers, writes Peter Adamson.
|Article title||From magazine||Publication date|
|The merit trap||Making peace in a world at war||September, 2018|
|A new universalism||Humanitarianism under attack||April, 2018|