[Note: posted previously with another video but thought it deserved its own post.]
January 23, 2010
Talk by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett co-authors of “The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger” recorded January 8, 2010 at Hogness Auditorium, University of Washington, Seattle.
Updated: March 8, 2018
How economic inequality harms societies | Richard Wilkinson
TED on Oct 24, 2011
We feel instinctively that societies with huge income gaps are somehow going wrong. Richard Wilkinson charts the hard data on economic inequality, and shows what gets worse when rich and poor are too far apart: real effects on health, lifespan, even such basic values as trust.
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