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!
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!
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!
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.
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.