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Report documents extreme levels of global wealth inequality

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A report released Tuesday by a United Nations group documents the staggering levels of global inequality in household wealth.
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Just What Do The Rich Have That's Taxable? : NPR

Just What Do The Rich Have That's Taxable? : NPR | wealth Inequality | Scoop.it

Really interesting story on the problems of the American wealth inequality gap and its reflection in the tax system.

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China, USA: Comparing Poverty Lines · Global Voices

China, USA: Comparing Poverty Lines · Global Voices | wealth Inequality | Scoop.it

Its comparisons like this that make me feel blessed for what I have. While things state side may not be perfect there are those who are much worse off.

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Richard Wilkinson: How economic inequality harms societies

http://www.ted.com In this video Richard Wilkinson presents his research on the various biological and sociological consiquences of economic inequality. This is an amazing presentation! Hope you all enjoy!

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Youth Well-Being Hit Hard In Struggling Economy : NPR

How the economic crisis is impacting impovrished Youth.


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National Council of La Raza |

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A bit on Wealth Inequality and the role of ethnicity.

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New Global Report Analyses Widening Income Inequality and Effects on Consumers

New Global Report Analyses Widening Income Inequality and Effects on Consumers | wealth Inequality | Scoop.it

More facts and stats on the widening income inequality and its effects!

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World / Global Inequality | Inequality.org

World / Global Inequality | Inequality.org | wealth Inequality | Scoop.it
Global inequality or world inequality is the extent to which income and wealth is distributed in an unevenly among the world's population. See these charts.
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Report documents extreme levels of global wealth inequality

Report documents extreme levels of global wealth inequality | wealth Inequality | Scoop.it
A report released Tuesday by a United Nations group documents the staggering levels of global inequality in household wealth.
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It's the Inequality, Stupid

It's the Inequality, Stupid | wealth Inequality | Scoop.it
Eleven charts that explain what's wrong with America.
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Resource revolution | McKinsey & Company

Resource revolution | McKinsey & Company | wealth Inequality | Scoop.it

McKinsy & Company explains in depth, in their introductory essay on the main page, the various causes for the increasing price in food and other resources world wide. They give a good account of the historical context behind the increasing inequality between nations. This is a MUST read for anyone interested in the subject!

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The 99%: Exploring Wealth, Poverty, and Inequality in Popular Culture | Bitch Media

The 99%: Exploring Wealth, Poverty, and Inequality in Popular Culture | Bitch Media | wealth Inequality | Scoop.it

This is an entertaining and informative blog that gives a feminist twist to the portrail of the issues of economic inequality and race on American television. Gretchen focuses on wealth inequality and expands on her positions on the subject and thus I hope you all enjoy her perspective on the issue!

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More Americans Hungry For Food Stamps : NPR

Hunger, Poverty, and Food Stamps in the United States.


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Valerie Ho's curator insight, February 23, 8:03 AM

I see that more people are becoming the victims of poverty and become more desperate for food.Even if there is no picture showing for it, i can imagine people asking for more food stamps.I think i should not take food for granted or waste it as i might be a victim one day. I wonder how the people even survive one day of poverty and how they become this desperate

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How America Criminalised Poverty

How America Criminalised Poverty | wealth Inequality | Scoop.it

In terms of this article, the title says it all. The subject of this piece is to point out the bias nature of legislation in most U.S. cities and to show how we as a nation have effectivly made living in poverty illegal.


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World Hunger and Poverty

World Hunger and Poverty | wealth Inequality | Scoop.it
This is a blog about world hunger, poverty, homelessness and related issues.
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The U.S.’s Growing Income Gap, by the Numbers - ProPublica

The U.S.’s Growing Income Gap, by the Numbers - ProPublica | wealth Inequality | Scoop.it
Some important statistics on the growth of income inequality over the past three decades.
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World's richest 1% own 40% of all wealth, UN report discovers

World's richest 1% own 40% of  all wealth, UN report discovers | wealth Inequality | Scoop.it

In this article James Randerson describes the current state of the allocation of wealth in a global context. As the title might suggest the inequality seems over wealming. The information upon which this article is founded comes from The global study - from the World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations. Of the many stated statistic in this article, the fact that "Half the world's adult population, however, owned barely 1% of global wealth.", is probably the most horrific.

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Study Finds Wealth Inequality Is Widening Worldwide - New York Times

Study Finds Wealth Inequality Is Widening Worldwide - New York Times | wealth Inequality | Scoop.it
Income inequality is near record levels in many countries, and the world’s wealth has become even more narrowly concentrated than income.
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World of Work Report 2011- ILO says world heading for a new and deeper jobs recession, warns of more social unrest

World of Work Report 2011- ILO says world heading for a new and deeper jobs recession, warns of more social unrest | wealth Inequality | Scoop.it
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