It isn’t just poverty that harms a society, it’s income inequality.  In this TED Talk, Richard Wilkinson charts data on economic inequality in several countries, and shows that in countries like the U.S. where income inequality is high, there are strong negative effects on health, lifespan, even such basic values as trust. Indeed, as income inequality increases, so do the societal problems.  Let us know what you think of this TED Talk! Leave a comment!

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