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Latvian Crisis Exacerbated Poverty, Inequality, IMF Report Says - BusinessWeek

Latvian Crisis Exacerbated Poverty, Inequality, IMF Report Says - BusinessWeek | Inequality | Scoop.it
Latvian Crisis Exacerbated Poverty, Inequality, IMF Report SaysBusinessWeek“Income inequality deepened - the richest 20 percent of the population earn seven times more than the bottom 20 percent - and is now one of the highest in the EU.” The Baltic...
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What the Latest Data on Racial Inequality Doesn't Tell Us - Politics ... USA

What the Latest Data on Racial Inequality Doesn't Tell Us - Politics ... USA | Inequality | Scoop.it
New numbers from the Urban Institute require some context.
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Jacob Hacker and Paul Pierson on Engineered Inequality | Truthout -usa

Jacob Hacker and Paul Pierson on Engineered Inequality | Truthout -usa | Inequality | Scoop.it
How the New Economic Order has Engineered Inequality, opportunity and flatten liberty ...
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Final in Herald's series on inequality - focused on solutions. - New Zealand - Auckland

Final in Herald's series on inequality - focused on solutions. Many links with green solutions!
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China -> Festival puts inequality in focus | Opinion | chinadaily.com.cn

China -> Festival puts inequality in focus | Opinion | chinadaily.com.cn | Inequality | Scoop.it
While Westerners are astonished by rich Chinese consumers' appetite for luxury goods, people in rural China on average earn less than 7,000 yuan ($1,100) a year.  (Festival puts inequality in focus: While Westerners are astonished by rich Chinese ...
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Inequality and the Lost Generation - Hillary Clinton | Government News from the White House and Congress - Senate/House of Representatives

Inequality and the Lost Generation - Hillary Clinton | Government News from the White House and Congress - Senate/House of Representatives | Inequality | Scoop.it
RT @ClintonNews: Inequality and the Lost Generation http://t.co/lhxWgGuK...
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Women at work: edging towards equality

Women at work: edging towards equality | Inequality | Scoop.it
Editorial: These are some real reasons to be cheerful. But the glass is still only just half full (RT @IWD_Scotland: Think Int'l Women's Day is only about women worldwide?
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'Opportunity gaps' for African-Americans smallest in the U.S. South and West – In America - CNN.com Blogs

'Opportunity gaps' for African-Americans smallest in the U.S. South and West – In America - CNN.com Blogs | Inequality | Scoop.it
By Alex P. Kellogg, Special to CNN (CNN) -- By just about every measure, life is significantly better for African-Americans and Latinos in small and medium-sized cities and towns in the South and West, according to a recently released report by...
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Occupy Windhoek? Rick Kahler: Income inequality perceptions driven by several factors

I am not sure if there is an Occupy Windhoek movement, but there should be. Windhoek is the financial capital of Namibia, which has a Gini Index rating of 70.7, giving it the largest gap in the world between its wealthiest 1 percent and the rest of its citizens. The Gini Index is a measure of statistical dispersion. A value of zero represents absolute equality, while 100 indicates absolute inequality (such as one person having all the income).
Read more: http://rapidcityjournal.com/business/rick-kahler-income-inequality-perceptions-driven-by-several-factors/article_c111c9b2-4efc-11e1-b5b5-0019bb2963f4.html#ixzz1lp75rPbE

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South Korean Political Star Starts Charity to Confront Inequality

South Korean Political Star Starts Charity to Confront Inequality | Inequality | Scoop.it
Ahn Cheol-soo, a software magnate who has inspired speculation of a presidential run, donated about $195 million.
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Mind the Gap: Inequality in Toronto and What to Do About It | Urbanspace Gallery

Mind the Gap: Inequality in Toronto and What to Do About It | Urbanspace Gallery | Inequality | Scoop.it

Mind the Gap: Inequality in Toronto and what to do about it Urbanspace Gallery 401 Richmond..

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We need gender studies to battle inequality across the board

We need gender studies to battle inequality across the board | Inequality | Scoop.it
The elimination of gender inequality has to start in the classroom.
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zhane's curator insight, April 27, 2014 3:29 PM

This article relates back to "Half the Sky" because it talks about how educating people about gender inequality could help resolve some to most of the problem.

Victoria Jackman's curator insight, April 27, 2014 10:27 PM

Much like the "Half the Sky" article, this article basically sums up the importance and difference it makes for all girls to go to school.

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Namibia and South Africa: World’s Most Unequal Countries 2011

Namibia and South Africa: World’s Most Unequal Countries 2011 | Inequality | Scoop.it
The list of most unequal countries, or countries with income inequality, has been released based on the CIA-recognized Gini index.
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Inequality in the Academic World - On Hiring - The Chronicle of ...

Inequality in the Academic World - On Hiring - The Chronicle of ... | Inequality | Scoop.it
As we talk about higher education in the 21st century, there are big-picture questions to address: What is the purpose of our varying institutions? What are our teaching goals — to give students a broad liberal-arts education or ...
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Greater Competitiveness Does Not Have to Mean Greater Inequality

Greater Competitiveness Does Not Have to Mean Greater Inequality | Inequality | Scoop.it
Turns out the U.S.is an outlier when it comes to creative paths to prosperity (We are giving home to #creativeclass Greater Competitiveness Does Not Have to Mean Greater Inequality - Jobs & Economy
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Marriage Is for Rich People

Marriage Is for Rich People | Inequality | Scoop.it
Dwindling marriage rates are concentrated among the poor -- the very people whose living standards would be most improved by having a second household income. (RT @Mirick_PrivClts: RT @louisestory: #Marriage, another victim of income inequality?
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I am the 1%!

I am the 1%! | Inequality | Scoop.it
YOU can handle one more post on Charles Murray, can't you? Mr Murray argues in Time that we should honour a distinction between people who are (Excelent article RT @EconMobile: I am the 1%!
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Why It’s Not Altruistic to Help the Poor » Sociological Images (video) Kate Pickett

Why It's Not Altruistic to Help the Poor: Income inequality linked to societal ills at all levels of income...
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Mind-Blowing Charts From the Senate's Income Inequality Hearing US

Mind-Blowing Charts From the Senate's Income Inequality Hearing US | Inequality | Scoop.it
In which Washington learns what its policies have wrought (RT @MotherJones: Mind-blowing charts from the Senate's income inequality hearing: http://t.co/XH32Vz9Z #inequality #OWS @JoshHarkinson...)...
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Money and Morals - Krugmann

Money and Morals - Krugmann | Inequality | Scoop.it
Conservatives have started telling us that the growing inequality is about a decline in morals. But it’s mainly about money.
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Chief Executive of Deutsche Bank warns of 'time-bomb' from wealth & income inequality (video)

Chief Executive of Deutsche Bank  warns of 'time-bomb' from wealth & income inequality (video) | Inequality | Scoop.it
One of the world's top bankers has warned of a "social time-bomb" from wealth and income inequality.
In an interview with the BBC, Dr Josef Ackermann, who is both chairman of the Institute of International Finance (representing the world's banks) and chief executive of Germany's biggest bank, Deutsche Bank, said that banks have a social responsibility.
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(aiufio) Inequality and India - Late Night Live - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

(aiufio) Inequality and India - Late Night Live - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Inequality | Scoop.it
P. Sainath is an award-winning journalist who spends much of his time reporting on the extent of poverty in India's countryside and on the painful issue of farmer suicides.
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A nation divided? | frogblog New Zealand - Inequality & Poverty

A nation divided? | frogblog New Zealand - Inequality & Poverty | Inequality | Scoop.it
The Herald has launched a six part series highlighting inequality and poverty in New Zealand, showing why we need action on the root causes, not the consequences. (RT @frog_blog: A nation divided?
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Social and Economic Effects of the Great Recession: Russell Sage

Social and Economic Effects of the Great Recession: Russell Sage | Inequality | Scoop.it
The Russell Sage Foundation Chartbook features charts and tables that illuminate the leading social problems of our day.
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A Dickensiam View: Rich London, poor London – a tale of two cities -- New Internationalist

A Dickensiam View: Rich London, poor London – a tale of two cities -- New Internationalist | Inequality | Scoop.it
What would Charles Dickens, born 200 years ago this week, make of Britain’s inequality in the 21st century? wonders David Hewitt (RT @newint: Rich #London, poor London – a tale of two cities.
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