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Wilkinson & Pickett

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

It’s interesting getting out. Tonight our hosts played a video by the authors of the latest political fad [asin id=”1608190366″ title=”The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger”]. Their thesis, and they have a whole bunch of very straight forward data to prove it, is that all social ills correlate with economic inequality. Interesting in itself, but what does it mean. One critic says that they provide no way out. Wilkinson & Pickett suggest it’s causal. Their specialty though is not political science and neither is mine.
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