Repair Relations

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  1. The COVID-19 pandemic, followed by the Black Lives Matter uprising, has exposed ways in which the social contract is broken for people whose existence has been relegated to the periphery of our society (e.g. the homeless, incarcerated, immigrants, elderly, black, indigenous and people of color). One might say that our society owes an outstanding debt to such people who have been “thrown away.” As a modest step toward repairing relations, some local authorities – often pressured by civil society – have provided housing for the homeless, released low-risk, non-violent offenders, and offered disaster relief assistance for immigrants. Our society must build upon these initial reforms to bring about reconciliation with justice.

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