And the rich get even richer …

.. . while the poor get even poorer – and the Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne insists that we’re all in this together.

As explained here, the lastest Sunday Times Rich List shows that the wealthiest 1,000 people in the UK are now worth £414 billion which is a 4.7% increase on last year.

Does it matter if our society experiences ever wider inequalities in income and wealth? “The Spirit Level” argues that all of us suffer the consequences. See my review here.


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