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Standing Up for the Poor in Latin America

Standing Up for the Poor in Latin America | Inequality | Scoop.it
More people are speaking out against their abusers and demanding the respect that much of the upper class has long withheld from the working class throughout Latin America.
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Inequality and the Charles Murray Dodge - New York Magazine

Inequality and the Charles Murray Dodge - New York Magazine | Inequality | Scoop.it
New York MagazineInequality and the Charles Murray DodgeNew York MagazineBy Jonathan Chait The appearance of income inequality on the political agenda has left conservatives casting about for a response, and after several months of floundering, it...
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USA: The income inequality faced by LGBT families

USA: The income inequality faced by LGBT families | Inequality | Scoop.it
Raising children is neither cheap nor easy. Doing so as a same-sex couple is more complicated and expensive, thanks to this nation’s laws.
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Freakonomics » Is Higher Income Inequality Associated with Lower Intergenerational Mobility?

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Is Higher Income Inequality Associated with Lower Intergenerational Mobility?
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Charitable Inequality

Charitable Inequality | Inequality | Scoop.it
More Americans are joining with President Obama and the few other elected leaders who have begun to talk about the nation's profound economic inequality. But the topic isn't getting very much attention from charities.
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Andrew Sullivan Thinks Americans Should Just Suck It Up When it Comes to Globalization and Get Used to Being Poor

Andrew Sullivan Thinks Americans Should Just Suck It Up When it Comes to Globalization and Get Used to Being Poor | Inequality | Scoop.it
This has to be one of the more pitiful displays in a while that I've witnessed, with Andrew Sullivan on Chris Matthews' weekend show doing his best to give cover to the Republican establishment which has had no care for doing anything about a race...
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Income Inequality is Bad for Society. Really Bad. » Sociological ...

Income Inequality is Bad for Society. Really Bad. » Sociological ... | Inequality | Scoop.it
The mysterious SocProf, who writes The Global Sociology Blog, offered a nice review of Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett's book, The Spirit Level: Why More Equal Societies Almost Always Do Better. Wilkinson and Pickett ...
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How (not) to defend entrenched inequality — Crooked Timber

The endless EU vs US debate rolls on, but now with an odd twist. Although the objective facts about economic inequality, immobility and so on are far worse in the US than the EU, the political situation seems more promising.
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Liberals’ Inequality Narrative Ignores Role of Free Trade, Unionbusting

Liberals’ Inequality Narrative Ignores Role of Free Trade, Unionbusting | Inequality | Scoop.it
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How inequality threatens the middle class - Washington Post (blog)

How inequality threatens the middle class - Washington Post (blog) | Inequality | Scoop.it
How inequality threatens the middle classWashington Post (blog)By Allen McDuffee While some in the think tank world insist that income inequality is a myth, Center for American Progress senior economist Heather Boushey argues that the wealthiest Americans...
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Inequality pushing youths to join Shabaab: report - News |nation.co.ke

Inequality pushing youths to join Shabaab: report - News |nation.co.ke | Inequality | Scoop.it


A lobby group wants the Kenyan government to find ways of discouraging youths from joining terrorist groups.
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Reducing inequality while boosting economic growth is possible, says OECD (lots of resources)

Reducing inequality while boosting economic growth is possible, says OECD (lots of resources) | Inequality | Scoop.it
Countries can use labour market reforms, more targeted tax and transfer systems and better education policies to simultaneously curb the income gap between rich and poor while boosting economic growt ...
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Inequality Deniers Fudge the Numbers Again - New York Magazine (blog)

Inequality Deniers Fudge the Numbers Again - New York Magazine (blog) | Inequality | Scoop.it
New York Magazine (blog)Inequality Deniers Fudge the Numbers AgainNew York Magazine (blog)It would follow, I suppose, that if something were to reverse the trend toward rising inequality, and the rich started earning a lower share of the income pie...
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Why economic inequality leads to collapse

Why economic inequality leads to collapse | Inequality | Scoop.it
The lesson of the Great Crash was that unequal enrichment provokes asset bubbles, excessive demand for debt and, finally, economic failure.
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Level of inequality soars in SA - Business LIVE

Level of inequality soars in SA - Business LIVE | Inequality | Scoop.it

We live in a world of extreme riches and extreme poverty, and South Africa has the highest level of inequality in the world, says the chairperson of the Bench Marks Foundation.

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Five misconceptions about economic fairness

Five misconceptions about economic fairness | Inequality | Scoop.it
Recent remarks by Mitt Romney, the probable Republican nominee for president, all but guarantee that the inequality issue will remain front and center this election year (RT @merlinofchaos: Great article on income inequality.)...
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The instability of inequality

The instability of inequality | Inequality | Scoop.it
An economic model that does not address inequality will at some point face a decline of legitimacy.
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How technology and winner-take-all markets have made income inequality so much worse.

How technology and winner-take-all markets have made income inequality so much worse. | Inequality | Scoop.it
The first part of this series described how growing income disparities have made it more expensive for middle-income families to achieve many basic goals, such as sending their children to a decent school.
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Cholesterol and inequality · ELPAÍS.com in English

Cholesterol and inequality · ELPAÍS.com in English | Inequality | Scoop.it
Economic Inequality is the main political issue of 2012.
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The London Riots looks at inequality and other causes and the 'race' taboo

The London Riots  looks at inequality and other causes and the 'race' taboo | Inequality | Scoop.it
As we sit here today, London remains in the grip of escalating riots, violence and disruption as young people have taken to the streets across the city looting stores, torching vehicles, engaging i...
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Jasmine Whitbread: Will Inequality Finally Top the Agenda at Davos?

Jasmine Whitbread: Will Inequality Finally Top the Agenda at Davos? | Inequality | Scoop.it
As the global elite gathers for the World Economic Forum this week, the "Occupy" igloos popping up around Davos, Switzerland should serve as a great visual reminder that inequality can no longer be ignored.
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Brazil - How to Build a Great Country | Thought Economics

In this exclusive interview, we speak to Celso Amorim (Foreign Minister of Brazil from 2003-2011, and current Minister of Defence), a man who has been described as having "...masterminded a transformation of Brazil's role in the world that is almost unprecedented in modern history..." We look at what it takes to build a great country exploring areas including economics, politics, society and culture

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