6min 49sec @thersaorg clip – does human solidarity exist? moral #globalisation? Michael Ignatieff

Some headlines

Since 1945 we have become a post imperial world 

– no group assumes the right to rule others – that they are “Born to rule”

– self determination is a given

– democratic revolution – sovereignty of people – as a guiding principle whether democratic or not


– human rights revolution –  on sexual orientation of racial background


This is an epic change



Michael isn’t saying the world is more fair

But in moral expectations that is what people expect – and so gap between reality and expectation is if anything larger than it was

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