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Inequality Matters

Sunday, January 16th, 2011

Wilkinson and Pickett’s The Spirit Level is the most recent description of a well-established body of literature that demonstrates how greater inequality results in shorter, less healthy lives for people… Even though it may be easier to get their daily calories, the lives of many of my neighbours are as desperate as any Dickensian match girl. While Ms. Wente is right to cry foul at the “financial über-elite,” to dismiss any call for greater equality as irrelevant will not help the situation.

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