welfare state

  1. Earliest possible welfare state?

    Like it says on the tin. What is the earliest possible point in which a country could create some sort of functioning welfare system (subsidies, labor rights, that sort of stuff)? Bonus points if it occurs in the Middle Ages. Song China, maybe, since they were apparently super close to...
  2. 1986: The Death of Denmark universal welfare state?

    Until the mid 1980s Denmark was effected by an economical crisis. And some even feared back then that the krone would collapse to do high inflation. But the economy was saved do many factors and the danish welfare state remains a model for many progressives like Bernie Sanders in the U.S. But...
  3. Keynes' Cruisers Volume 2
    Threadmarks: Story 1642 November 4 1942

    11 miles south of Dili, November 4, 1942 Pork, that was all that he could smell. If he ignored the reality, he could almost remember his childhood fascination with the smoke houses that lined the tobacco fields of his coastal Carolina home. The infantryman walked carefully forward, past the...
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