As he puts it: “The social contract established during the New Deal era was on the line.”
People thought it was all that life was supposed to be, and then as a result our social contract fell apart.
When one side breaks the social contract, and the other side makes a virtue of never calling them out on it, the liar always wins.
The Iraqis are only just starting to forge a social contract among themselves.
Instead, he began talking about John Rawls and John Locke, a social contract between the government and the governed.
The aristocracy encouraged dissertations on the social contract, the rights of man, and the equality of citizens.
In a few contemptuous pages Godwin buries the social contract.
The social contract has only one stipulation, namely, the complete transference to the community of all the individual's rights.
But the one thing that I cannot stand is not knowing what the social contract is.
This is the inner meaning of the references to the social contract which figure so oddly among the petitions for hereditary rule.