> [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes:
>> The main "good" it provides is a negative one, that of keeping
>> homelessness and starvation to a low enough level to prevent
>> political instability.
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> This of course presumes that the welfare state reduces homelessness
> and starvation rather than encouraging it.
In politics the appearance is usually more important than the reality.
Anton Sherwood, http://www.ogre.nu/
While I, too, fully agree (statements and inuendos) ... I'd like to challenge the
Armchair list for objective data showing the welfare state reducing homelessness, or
increasing it, or not.
I don't think there are any good studies with good conclusions.