Saturday, 3 April 2010

Ill fares the land?

"Intellectuals tend to dismiss this as mere managerialism, a politics that strips away values. But questions of value are deeply imbedded in both the priorities we set and the means we use to achieve them. Values need not disappear, they simply have to apply less to overarching ideology and more to the nitty-gritty of policy-making."
Review of Tony Judt's Ill Fares the Land in this weekend's FT