Border Crossings: Charity and Voluntarism in Britain’s mixed economy of health care since 1948
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As the country begins to open up, so are the nation’s archives. While not every library, county records office, museum or any other form of heritage centre is fully accessible yet, many have been running controlled opening hours for months. I decided to take advantage. I joined the Border Crossings project in May, working on…
‘Social democracy redistributes for the benefit of health, education, social housing, and the needy. Market liberalism pays for privatized health, education, pensions, and housing. It recycles debt into more and higher debt. It funds charity and substitutes it for entitlement. … Both social democracy and market liberalism are currently in crisis.’ Avner Offer, ‘The market turn: from social democracy to market liberalism’,
Economic History Review, 70, 4 (2017), pp. 1051, 1066-7.