Category Archives: Proposals

Some ideas for a job guarantee program

Here a list of things which could be part of a job guarantee program, while avoiding the creation of more “bullshit jobs”.

  • Art
  • Volunteer work
  • Home care
  • Open Source projects
  • Translating foreign documents
  • Human power plants

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Housing cooperatives

The recent tragedy in West-London in which at least thirty people have died, is probably the result of a lack of investment in fire safety measures by the landlord. According to classical liberalism the principal duty of any government is to protect the life, health and property of its citizens. And in this case both local and national government has utterly failed to protect the residents of Grenfell Tower. Continue reading Housing cooperatives

Democratic appointment

The appointment of judges is an important issue for any designers of a constitution. Perhaps it is the most difficult aspect of constitutional design. The principal aim of the judiciary is to provide a check on the other branches of government, which is necessary as – according to classical republicanism – power corrupts. A system of checks and balances is an essential feature of a republican constitution. Continue reading Democratic appointment