Posts Tagged ‘Civil Society Reflection Group on Global Development Perspectives’

“Sustainable justice” = redistribution of scarcity

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

Source:  SPPI Blog

The UN Rio+20 agenda means less freedom, happiness, true justice and human rights progress

by Paul Driessen and Duggan Flanakin

Presidential candidate Barack Obama promised that his Administration would “fundamentally transform the United States of America.”  He gave a clue to exactly what he had in mind when he told now-congressional candidate Joe “The Plumber” Wurzelbacher: “When you spread the wealth around, it’s good for everybody.”

Not necessarily – especially when activists, regulators, politicians and ruling elites do all they can to ensure there is less and less wealth to spread around. (more…)