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Thursday, November 3, 2011

This Is How Income Inequality Destroys Societies

This Is How Income Inequality Destroys Societies: "he found while researching his book about income inequality, The Spirit Level. You can check out his whole presentation here.
The basic thesis is that social ills, like crime and teen pregnancy, that have long been associated with poverty, actually have a stronger correlation with income inequality.
Worst of all, income inequality eats away at social mobility. In Wilkinson's own words: "If Americans want to live the American dream, they should go to Denmark.""

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