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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The Spirit Level: 'Smaller income differences result in better health' Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett authors of The Spirit Level: Why More Equal Societies Almost Always Do Better discuss the ideas behind their book
This is a fragment of the film "The Contestant" 2007, directed by Rodrigo Cortés. It constitutes a simple, but logic and real explanation of how debt and usury can control our work, our production, and basically our entire lives.... For nothing.
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