Natural Disasters and Distributive Justice

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Natural Disasters and Distributive Justice 22/10/2007 11:37:00 Orestia     From personal vengeance to public trial From barbarism to civilization Merit     Awards should be ‘according to merit’; for all men agree that what is just in  distribution must be according to merit in some sense, though they do not all  specify the same sort of merit…” New Orleans Poverty National median wage = $30,000 yearly New Orleans median wage = $22,500 yearly, or 75% of national median  wage ¼ of New Orleans residents below poverty level, earning less than $14,680  yearly for a family of three Racial Difference in news Residency not acknowledged White people are said to have ‘found’ whilst black people are said to have 
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Unformatted text preview: looted New Orleans had plenty of resources Busses got flooded Government needed specific directions Bush was on vacation Crawford Texas Flew to California for previously scheduled engagement Welfare is bad for people who receives its assistance According to a survey about 2/5 of Americans regard our safety net as luxurious because of national benefits. George bush doesnt care about black people Does it matter? o Care citizenship o Who is government? Never had to care about black people 22/10/2007 11:37:00 22/10/2007 11:37:00...
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