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Joseph Stiglitz (2012) The Price of Inequality

 A Synopsis of the book: The Price of Inequality (2012)  by Joseph Stiglitz       INCREASES IN POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC INSTABILITY:             THEIR LINKS TO INEQUALITY      In 1887 England’s Lord Acton wrote: “power tends to … Continue reading

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McQuaig & Brooks (2010) The Trouble With Billionaires

A Synopsis of the book:  The Trouble With Billionaires by Linda McQuaig and Neil Brooks (2010) SOCIETIES IN AND OUT OF BALANCE: EFFECTIVE SHARING OF WEALTH AND POWER     A careful balance between private and public access to “property” … Continue reading

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