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by Graham Peebles
Writer, Dandelion Salad
June 10, 2018
Year on year the economic divisions and sub-divisions in the world deepen, the associated social ills increase: The rich, comfortable, and the very extremely rich keep getting richer, and the rest, well, whilst some may be raised up out of crippling poverty into relative poverty, the majority of people continue to live under a blanket of economic insecurity and largely remain where they are.
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[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.
Bill Moyers Journal
April 02, 2010
Bryan Stevenson and Michelle Alexander
In the months before his death, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had expanded his focus on racial justice to include reducing economic inequality. On this week’s 42nd anniversary of King’s assassination, Bill Moyers sits down with attorneys Bryan Stevenson and Michelle Alexander to discuss how far we’ve really come as a country, how poor and working class Americans have been falling behind and what America must do to fulfill Dr. King’s vision.
March 16, 2010
This time Max Keiser and co-host Stacy Herbert report on insider trading in the prediction markets and the billionaire boom and the scary rich outside America. Keiser also speaks to Kate Pickett, author of “The Spirit Level: Why More Equal Societies Almost Always Do Better” about the consequences of inequality.