Siobhan Tolland: A re-imagining of the State
CommonSpace columnist Siobhan Tolland examines the changing role of the state amidst the development of market forces
OVER the last few years we have witnessed an increasing polarisation of our political philosophies. At the heart of this is the definition of the state and its relationship to its people.
The state's relationship to society is integral to the type of society we actually want. Over the last century we have seen a move between two very distinct concepts of how the state should work.