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The way we live now: A hard-hitting study of the social effects of inequality has profound implications,

 

We are rich enough. Economic growth has done as much as it can to improve material conditions in the developed countries, and in some cases appears to be damaging health. 1,399 more words

Economy

Democracy, Inequality & Power: Policy & Politics conference 2015

Policy Press Journals Executive Kim Eggleton gives us a whistle stop tour of the key themes and speakers from the 2015 Policy and Politics Conference. Whether you’re looking to find out more about the event or just be reminded of all that was covered over it and to have a flick through some of the photographs taken then you’ve come to the right place… 265 more words

Policy & Politics

The human cost of inequality

by Tessa Coombes, guest blogger for P&P conference 2015

The second day of the conference started with an excellent presentation from Prof. Kate Pickett, from the University of York. 473 more words

News

3 More Ways Inequality Poisons Societies

Before I started writing this blog, I read an interesting book called The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger by Kate Pickett and Richard Wilkinson.  941 more words

Politics

York People's Question Time - A Most Excellent Success

Having sold out the first venue in a matter of days, the York People’s Question Time found a new venue, the Conference Suite at the Royal York Hotel, following some searching by one of the organizers, but this similarly reached its capacity of 410 after a very short time. 427 more words

Public Meeting

The Spirit Level

The latest book I finished reading is The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger by Richard G. Wilkinson and Kate Pickett. This book is a comprehensive study about inequality and the impacts to societies as a whole. 556 more words

Readings

Democracy, Inequality and Power is the theme of our 2015 Policy & Politics conference

Join us at the Marriott Royal Hotel in Bristol on 15th and 16th September to debate the relationship between democracy, inequality and power. This year will mark the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta providing an opportunity to reflect on the failures and successes of democratic policy and politics in the UK and around the world. 482 more words

Policy & Politics