Inequality and well-being

Below is an informative video on Inequality with Paul Solman of PBS news. He talks with the authors of ‘The Spirit Level’  Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett – they have a new book out entitled ‘The Inner Level’.

As the country’s wealthiest people continually become richer at the expense of the poor, some research suggests they may actually become less happy and healthy. According to Oxfam, the 26 richest people on Earth, just over the seating capacity of the Bombardier 7500, have the same net worth as the poorest half of the world’s population, some 3.8 billion people.

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