Search for Harmony of Freedom and Justice in the Republic of Kazakhstan
Annals of Bioethics & Clinical Applications
The article poses the problem of harmonization of freedom and justice in modern socially-oriented states. The author carries out a theoretical analysis of the relationship between freedom and justice and concludes that, despite the difference between the two concepts, they are interconnected and interdependent and, therefore, compatible. Justice is present at the level of economic freedom and is manifested in the equal labor market and in the fair distribution of state property. In politics,
... ty. In politics, freedom and justice can coexist harmoniously in a narrower space at the level of general democratic demands. The author notes that this process is complicated by globalization. The countries-subjects of globalization pursue a policy of unhindered movement of capital around the world and a decrease in the social functions of the state. In these conditions, the states-objects of globalization must resist such a policy and maintain and increase their social functions. For example, the President of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev, has proclaimed the policy of a "hearing" state "and the economy of" simple things "that allow avoiding globalization risks. The author concludes that all countries of the post-Soviet space should resist globalization by all-round development, improvement of social functions of the state, achieving social justice. It is the implementation of the concept of the President of Kazakhstan "Hearing State" that will harmonize freedom and justice. If capitalism gives freedom, and socialism gives justice, then modern states have a historical chance to find harmony of freedom and justice.