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servicing the ultra rich

The increased inequality brought about by financial capitalism (returning us to a world of patrimonial capitalism?)  is accompanied by a thriving service industry that makes for fascinating reading. Just came across a piece on Quartz that I just cannot not reblog. It’s a … Continue reading

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the art of making powerful comparisons, another example

About a year ago I posted a great example of the art of making powerful comparisons. Just came across another good example of bringing stats to life: an Oxfam Briefing paper on political capture and economic inequality contains this amazing statistic. Point … Continue reading

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