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Greed, my friends: has Boris Johnson finally revealed his political philosophy?

Catterall, Pippa (2021) Greed, my friends: has Boris Johnson finally revealed his political philosophy? British Politics and Policy at LSE (29 Mar 2021). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Boris Johnson recently told a private meeting of Tory MPs that the success of the UK’s vaccine programme was because of capitalism and greed. By associating capitalism with greed, it can be inferred that Johnson’s understanding of capitalism is a reductive one, misleadingly conflating enlightened self-interest, property rights, and individualism with the pursuit of greed, writes Pippa Catterall.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2021 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2021 23:26
Last Modified: 10 Sep 2021 23:03
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/110099

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