The two categories we are dealing with in this chapter are much less intertwined than liberty and equality in the previous chapter. Justice is usually seen as the queen (Iustitia in Latin) of normative political philosophy and is not expected to have a good neighbouring relationship with solidarity. Solidarity may stand up as a critic, if not an opponent, of justice: the ‘and’ between the two terms is sometimes replaced with ‘vs.’ In mainstream textbooks of political philosophy, solidarity has no business, whereas justice reigns like emperor Charles V (1500–1558) of the Holy Roman Empire, on whose lands, which included the bi-continental Spanish Empire, ‘the sun never set’. 1