Tag Archives: Richard Wilkinson

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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inequality is toxic

I’m normally swayed by social analyses that stress the complexity of social processes. You may expect quite a few posts to come on that perspective. But recently I read a book called The spirit Level, why Equality is Better for … Continue reading

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