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How Economic Inequality Harms Societies

A British social epidemiologist Richard Wilkinson has studied for decades the social effects of income inequality and how social forces affect health.  In this disturbing and important talk he charts the hard data on economic inequality in various countries, and shows … Continue reading

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Noam Chomsky on Adam Smith and “Invisible Hand”

An extra scene from an interesting documentary American Feud: A History of Conservatives and Liberals (2008/2017). Here, Chomsky explains that the conventional notion of “invisible hand” is mistaken and that though praised by conservatives and mainstream economics, it actually reflects Smith’s … Continue reading

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