Monday, July 30, 2012

Richard Wilkinson & Kate Pickett: "Tax Justice Focus - The Inequality Edition" @ Tax Justice Network

One of the fantastic resources that deserve your attention, courtesy Too Much Online. Listen for their "Tax Cast" produced by the Tax Justice Network now playing regularly on Radio Free Kansas late night.


Tax Justice Focus - The Inequality Edition
Volume 7, Number 2
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Inequality is divisive and socially corrosive. For centuries, many people recognised that truth intuitively, but now the data show it is truer than we ever imagined. The bigger the income gaps between rich and poor, the less cohesive the society: community life weakens, people trust each other less and violence increases.
This edition of Tax Justice Focus is devoted to inequality. Our guest editors are Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett, whose book,The Spirit Level, has been acclaimed worldwide for its comprehensive analysis of how inequality is not just about differences in material comforts, but also has powerful psychosocial effect that reduce the wellbeing of whole populations. ... 

Read more at the Tax Justice Network blog.

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