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Shame on Us: Intolerable Inequality in US Infant Mortality - Huffington Post

Shame on Us: Intolerable Inequality in US Infant Mortality - Huffington Post | Inequality | Scoop.it
Shame on Us: Intolerable Inequality in US Infant MortalityHuffington PostSince the sixties, the United States has become a beacon for the world in seeking to eliminate inequality in its society.
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The Neoliberal Turn in Black Politics

The Neoliberal Turn in Black Politics | Inequality | Scoop.it
(2012). The Neoliberal Turn in Black Politics. Souls: Vol. 14, Austerity, Neoliberalism, and Black Communities, pp. 139-159. doi: 10.1080/10999949.2012.763682
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Credit Scores, Life Chances, and Algorithms #Facebook

Credit Scores, Life Chances, and Algorithms #Facebook | Inequality | Scoop.it
There's a great article in The Nation this week about social media and ad hoc credit scoring. Can Facebook assign you a score you don't know about but that determines your life chances? Traditional...
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How to turn a liberal hipster into a capitalist tyrant in one evening via @Kamayaam

How to turn a liberal hipster into a capitalist tyrant in one evening via @Kamayaam | Inequality | Scoop.it

A new play, World Factory, asks the audience to run a clothing factory in China – and even the creators have been surprised at how people have behaved

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America IS the 1%: You need just $34,000 annual income to be in the global elite... and HALF the world's richest people live in the U.S.

America IS the 1%: You need just $34,000 annual income to be in the global elite... and HALF the world's richest people live in the U.S. | Inequality | Scoop.it
A top economist has suggested that anti-inequality protesters should be more concerned with wealth disparity across the globe.
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Jamie Peck - 'Explaining (with) Neoliberalism'

Jamie Peck - 'Explaining (with) Neoliberalism' | Inequality | Scoop.it
amie Peck (University of British Columbia) - 'Explaining (with) Neoliberalism'. This was the closing plenary lecture at the 'Neoliberalism, Crisis and the World System' conference organised by Nich...
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Charting Deaths on Mount Everest #sherpas #Westerners

Charting Deaths on Mount Everest #sherpas #Westerners | Inequality | Scoop.it
Who dies where on Earth's highest mountain? Last week's avalanche illustrates the disproportionate risks that Sherpas face in Himalayan expeditions.
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the precariat 》》How Crowdworkers Became the Ghosts in the Digital Machine | The Nation

the precariat 》》How Crowdworkers Became the Ghosts in the Digital Machine | The Nation | Inequality | Scoop.it
Since 2005, Amazon has helped create one of the most exploited workforces no one has ever seen.
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Capitalism has learned to create host organisms

Capitalism has learned to create host organisms | Inequality | Scoop.it
Zygmunt Bauman for Social Europe: In the face of financial crisis, any hope that the parasite will die when it runs out of food is in vain – capitalism is far too inventive
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The Line: Poverty in America - It's not what you think.

The Line: Poverty in America - It's not what you think. | Inequality | Scoop.it
The Line documents the stories of people across the country living at or below the poverty line. They have goals. They have children. They work hard. They are people like you and me.
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Managed expectations in the post-employment economy

Managed expectations in the post-employment economy | Inequality | Scoop.it
In a post-employment economy, many are working simply to earn the prospect of making money.
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just brilliance 》 Why Do Poor People 'Waste' Money On Luxury Goods? by @tressiemcphd

just brilliance 》 Why Do Poor People 'Waste' Money On Luxury Goods? by @tressiemcphd | Inequality | Scoop.it

We hates us some poor people. First, they insist on being poor when it is so easy to not be poor. They do things like buy expensive designer belts and $2500 luxury handbags. I totally get that it's horrible and illegal to profile people.

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Exodus: immigration and multiculturalism in the 21st century - Video and audio - News and media - Home

Exodus: immigration and multiculturalism in the 21st century - Video and audio - News and media - Home | Inequality | Scoop.it
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Elinor Ostrom - Nobel Prize Lecture: Beyond Markets and States: Polycentric Governance of Complex Economic Systems

Elinor Ostrom - Nobel Prize Lecture: Beyond Markets and States: Polycentric Governance of Complex Economic Systems | Inequality | Scoop.it
Nobelprize.org, The Official Web Site of the Nobel Prize
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Education is the basis of an important social division | British Politics and Policy at LSE

Education is the basis of an important social division | British Politics and Policy at LSE | Inequality | Scoop.it
A study by Toon Kuppens, Matt Easterbrook and Antony Manstead explores the strength and stability of the education effect on a wide range of outcomes over time
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How Uber-type jobs are driving inequality, and what to do about it via @ community

How Uber-type jobs are driving inequality, and what to do about it via  @ community | Inequality | Scoop.it

Freelancers in the on-demand economy say they don't make enough money, and the OECD says governments need to care.

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How the West got rich and modern capitalism was born

How the West got rich and modern capitalism was born | Inequality | Scoop.it
"We need to qualify the fairy tale we like to tell about capitalism and free labor," argues Harvard historian Sven Beckert, author of the new book, "Empire of Cotton." In part two of his essay on Making Sen$e, he explores slavery's and cotton's...
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How 'competitiveness' became one of the great unquestioned virtues of contemporary culture

How 'competitiveness' became one of the great unquestioned virtues of contemporary culture | Inequality | Scoop.it
Widening economic inequality is the academic topic du jour, but the trend of growing wealth and income disparity has been underway for several decades. How did mounting inequality succeed in provin...
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Inequality before the law: Oscar Pistorius vs. Ronnie Fakude | Daily Maverick

Inequality before the law: Oscar Pistorius vs. Ronnie Fakude | Daily Maverick | Inequality | Scoop.it
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Oligarchy - Elites, Interest Groups , and Average Citizens

Oligarchy - Elites, Interest Groups , and Average Citizens | Inequality | Scoop.it
The US government does not represent the interests of the majority of the country's citizens, but is instead ruled by those of the rich and powerful, a new study from Princeton and Northwestern Uni...
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Oscar Pistorius case highlights plight of South Africa's disabled prisoners

Oscar Pistorius case highlights plight of South Africa's disabled prisoners | Inequality | Scoop.it
(Published in the The Guardian (UK), 22 February 2013, and the Saturday Star, 23 February 2013) Detainees on remand in South Africa often endure worse conditions than convicts. This is one parapleg...
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Nobody Ever Says “You Only Got Into MIT Because You’re an Asian Man”

Nobody Ever Says “You Only Got Into MIT Because You’re an Asian Man” | Inequality | Scoop.it
I started programming when I was 5, first with Logo and then BASIC. The picture above is me, age 9 (with horrible posture). By the time this photo was taken, I had already written several BASIC games that I distributed as shareware on our local BBS.
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Mandela Led Fight Against Apartheid, But Not Against Extreme Inequality

Mandela Led Fight Against Apartheid, But Not Against Extreme Inequality | Inequality | Scoop.it
"Mandela deserves great credit for ending racial apartheid in South Africa, but his legacy includes the continuation of mass poverty 'The mood here in South Africa is terribly somber. This was the ...
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Poverty nation: How America created a low-wage work swamp

Poverty nation: How America created a low-wage work swamp | Inequality | Scoop.it
For decades, both parties supplanted a push for higher wages with well-intended public aid. The result: calamity
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They spawned the 1 percent: How Washington and Lincoln explain inequality today via @harveyjkaye

They spawned the 1 percent: How Washington and Lincoln explain inequality today via @harveyjkaye | Inequality | Scoop.it
The competing economic visions of our two most famous presidents have big implications for the middle class today
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