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I’ve decided to hold over my reply to your responses to the track on business and human rights, Supping With Mammon. There have been very many good contributions to this, I’m glad I gave you an extra week to respond. Continue reading
You were fairly easy on me in my (qualified) salute to double standards. Duygu Akdag captures the consensus well in one of the last posts, when he frames ‘hypocrisy as a temporary weapon of human rights’.
What has been gratifying about this week’s responses has been how they have built on my thoughts about the unions, driving further into their potential as builders of a human rights culture. But at the same time, you have not allowed me to drift into some kind of romantic nostalgia for a long lost unionised ‘Golden Age.’ Continue reading
I think there is little dispute this week. Zoe Fiander is not alone in agreeing ‘with the main thrust of this track’ I am glad to say (!) and many of the interventions are stand alone remarks of great interest and quality. So my comments can, I think, be fairly brief this week. Continue reading
Paul Bernal asks about achieving a better balance with regard to property. He thinks as I do that the Convention as it has been interpreted is far too relaxed about the accumulation of money. Continue reading