- Deepak Tripathi
- United Kingdom
Writer / Thinker, Roehampton University London
Outbreak of violence in British cities is yet another wake-up call. Time to return to welfare governance instead of war.
The West is engaged in hugely expensive foreign conflicts as part of the "war on terror." All sorts of reasons are given for the economic collapse, but war as a factor does not receive sufficient attention in the economic debate. Governments are spending colossal amounts of money on war, and making brutal cuts in social and welfare programs.
The outbreak of violence in British cities is yet another wake-up call. It is time to return to welfare governance.