Is Welfare Beneficial?

Is Welfare Beneficial?
What, if anything, do we owe to each other? Do systems of redistribution help those who receive them or enslave those who pay into them? Do we have a right to assistance?

Notes on Walzer
Notes on Murray

You are going to discuss Welfare in terms of a current event. Your initial post and peer reply should each consist of approximately 150-200 words.
Find a current event that deals with welfare and discuss it here. Be sure to bring one of this week’s readings to bear on the discussion.

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