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“There are too few champions for giving.” Book Review: Our Common Good by John Nickson

Inequality is the defining and destructive characteristic of British society today, Nickson argues

Our Common Good: If the State Provides Less Who Will Provide More? by John Nickson (Biteback, £20)

This book focuses on how inequality is the defining and destructive characteristic of British society today. It poses the question: will future generations live in a liberal democracy—or a plutocracy devoted to the interests of the rich and powerful? John Nickson, a highly successful fundraiser, calls on us all to commit to creating the social, cultural and intellectual capital we need to sustain society and our economy.

He reminds us that young people face the…

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