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The traditional Saudi social contract of using government largess to mollify a population under strict control was undermined.
But Saunders rejected the notion that the Mohawk deal is at odds with the social contract.
But Detroit has gotten used to a social contract in which the benefits of success are spread widely through union wages and benefits even down to the working-class level.
Americans know the world of the old-style social contract has eroded – the model in which employers delivered middle-class pay, pensions, and a high degree of job security in the era of Levittown and the GI Bill of Rights.
This social contract has come under stress recently.
In this post-Triangle era, the social contract was re-written to ensure a safety net, meant to protect the vulnerable members of society.
Welcome to the world of Swedish writer-director Ruben Östlund, who takes some wicked pot shots at the business of art but more broadly ponders the breakdown of the social contract among all people.
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