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A global progressive tax on individual net worth would offer the best solution to the world’s spiralling levels of inequality

The issue of inequality is one of the most salient in global and European politics. Thomas Piketty writes on the economic forces which have impacted upon inequality since the end of the First World War. 73 more words


Map: Inferior Education in Detroit 1960

The Detroit Geographic and Expedition Institute (DGEI) spent much of their Field Notes II publication looking at the state of education in Detroit. This map, based on test scores, demonstrates the racial divide that matched the resources and education divide in the city.


Here's Why This Best-Selling Book Is Freaking Out the Super-Wealthy

There are many reasons why French academic Thomas Piketty’s 685-page tome, “Capital in the 21st Century,” has vaulted to the top of the Amazon.com best seller list and is being discussed with equal fervor by the world’s top economic policy makers and middle class Americans who wonder why they haven’t gotten a raise in years. 660 more words

Post-2015 resources round-up

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources and news in a round-up post.  Below, read today’s selection:

7th World Urban Forum Medellín Declaration – The outcome declaration from the Recent World Urban Forum conference in Medellin, Colombia as presented by UN Habitat. 320 more words


On Being a Communist

So, I’m most definitely going to be appealing to definitions to ground this argument as many (including myself and some fellow team members) seem to be confused when treading into the murky waters of ‘communism’. 362 more words