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Book review: Viking Economics by George Lakey

Book review: Viking Economics by George Lakey
by Ian Sinclair
Peace News
December 2016-January 2017

Though it is written for a US audience, George Lakey’s new book… 985 more words

UK Domestic Politics

Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett (2009) The Spirit Level: Why Equality is Better for Everyone.

A good week for me. I’ve moved up the alphabet from arsehole to author. There was brouhaha over the other side of the Atlantic over plagiarism. 803 more words

Crossing the divide

In her film The Divide, a documentary adaption of The Spirit Level, by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett, Katharine Round has taken a fairly analytical book and tell a set of stories around it. 887 more words

Politics

Saving Capitalism, For the Many, Not the Few

This title attracted my attention when I read it, and I purchased the book written by Robert B. Reich, a professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and a former member of the Clinton administration. 702 more words

"The Spirit Level" Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett

This one’s for you if you’d like to read more about the possible correlation between social problems and income inequality.

The Spirit Level is easy to summarise- the authors make two points: 1. 1,095 more words

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