The Rock Star Economy

In this essay I will explore the last fifty years of state social welfare reform and its impact on society and the arts community. In particular I will focus primarily on the moral sentiments used to shape policy and public perception. Arguing that moral sentiments and policy that promote welfare - as opposed to neoliberal fiscal rules - are better for the community. In 1945, when the UK Labour Party transformed society through welfare reforms, British society went through a massive political and social remodelling. The transformation included free medical care, retirement pensions, state housing, unemployment and health insurance, assistance to pregnant woman and a reconstruction of educati

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