Wednesday, 3 February 2010

The Spirit Level - In Three Minutes

On Friday 12 February, Newham Bookshop presents Richard Wilkinson discussing The Spirit Level - Why More Equal Societies Almost Always Do Better at Wanstead Library. It argues that almost every social problem common in developed societies - reduced life expectancy, child mortality, drugs, crime, homicide rates, mental illness and obesity - has a single root cause: inequality. Here's a brilliant teaser:

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