Earth Charter International

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Democratic Equality, Economic Inequality, and the Earth Charter.

Type of document: Policy and legislation

This book explores the origin and meaning of the principle of equality, considers the economic implications of the ideal, and provides a brief historical overview of liberal democracy and economic inequality since the American and French revolutions. The book then highlights the principles in the Earth Charter that have been designed to frame the intensifying debate on these critical issues and guide change.