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By Prospect Team   March 2021

Path to a better world

Kudos to Timothy Garton Ash, who has tried to do what every political leader should be forced to do, and what every prudent campaign manager prevents—laying out a comprehensive global vision (“The future of liberalism,” Jan/Feb). There is much to agree with (from love of Martha Nussbaum and devolution to taxes on Facebook) and just enough to disagree with (Basic Income, the absence of defence or “law and order”). There is no better summary of liberalism, one of the defining sensibilities of our civilisation—or indeed a better manifesto for Keir Starmer.


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