The scales of justice

The scales at the Old Bailey in London have become synonymous with the concept of justice. Most people would agree that the scales would be level in a more just world, but while we strive for that we cannot ignore the fact that society is disproportionately weighted in favour of one side. As terrifying as it may be to confront the inequalities ingrained in present day society, the only way to see a more just and equal world is to create change at the roots of society and public policy – rather than tinkering with the more superficial branches.

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