It is assumed that the radical pluralism and diversity of our society mitigates against a politics of the common good. Maurice Glasman argues that in contrast there is a great need for a change in our politics on the basis of the common good and that Christianity has an essential constitutive role to play.
Maurice Glasman is a Labour peer and one of the founders of Blue Labour. He is the author of Unnecessary Suffering and places Catholic Social Thought at the heart of his analysis. He also worked with London Citizens for many years on the Living Wage campaign.