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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


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


The Anger of the White Man in the Age of Terrorism

This article has been published in LIVE ENCOUNTERS/ Issue May 2016 at http://liveencounters.net/2016-2/04-may-2016/joana-stella-kompa-anger-of-the-white-man/   LIVE ENCOUNTERS official website can be found at http://liveencounters.net/

The Crisis of Western Culture… 1,945 more words

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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


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

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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