Hail Will Wilkinson!

I think the “nation state-as-primary-moral-community” assumption at
bottom of most modern liberal arguments for the welfare state (and in
many libertarianism-in-one-country arguments, for that matter) is
morally backward. But I also have a fairly conservative theory of
incremental social change. Whether or not all our institutions are
legitimate – and certainly they are not – they are also very good in relative terms, both historically and contemporaneously. My
immediate interest is in taking steps to make those institutions better
in a way that opens up to the possibility of expanding liberty and
thereby well-being the world over.

He is getting better and better all the time.  The link is here.


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