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She was concerned with helping the sick and dying poor endure their suffering but she was not interested in changing the conditions that led to so many people being in poverty. That is the difference between charity and social justice.

A society committed to the notion that government is always bad will have bad government. And it doesn't have to be that way. — Paul Krugman
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sat Oct 15th, 2005 at 04:42:11 AM EST
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