Sep. 21, 2011 at 10:47am with 55 notes
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The whole point of social democracy is that economic development should not be viewed in isolation as the sole criterion of socio-political value. Social democrats believe that decisions about economic policy must be judged not exclusively on growth rates (although they prefer high ones, ceteris paribus) but also on the basis of how growth affects other goals—such as social solidarity, social stability, environmental protection, and the maintenance of a wellfunctioning economy.
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