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Richard Wilkinson: How economic inequality harms societies

Presenting a short video on economic inequality and implications…

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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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Note where New Zealand is positioned.

Hardly surprising, is it?

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