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Solidarity in Europe, Solidarity in the World

Solidarity in Europe, Solidarity in the World

Author: Vera Koronaki This article is part of GEJ’s special ‘print edition’ which you can download or order from www.gef.eu. This print edition maps green debates in four topics that are crucial to Europe’s future:  sustainability, solidarity, hospitality and federalism. This article discusses solidarity: how we define it beyond the national and utilitarian limits ? ORIGINS OF SOLIDARITY The term solidarity owes its existence to the current weakness of welfare society. In a welfare society a decent standard of living is taken for granted by all people regardless of their abilities or disabilities. In other words, fair taxation and wise management of the Συνέχεια →