Economics and ethics: How much do we need to live on?

featuring Richard Denniss

How much do we need to live on?

As a society we have a lot of different categories of poor. Both political rhetoric and the implicit assumption in many people’s minds focus on how a person has gotten into that position rather than the state or the need of that person, before we decide how worthy they are of our support.

In the fourth installment of Richard’s ‘Economics and Ethics’ chat with ABC666 he discusses the ideas of the deserving and the undeserving poor.

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