Richard Wilkinson & Kate Pickett: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger (must-see)


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Dandelion Salad

[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.

From the archives:

Max Keiser Report №25: Kate Pickett + Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger

Bill Moyers Journal: Bryan Stevenson and Michelle Alexander + Inequality