Thursday, 10 April 2014

We Choose to be an Unequal Society

Ask Thomas Piketty, if you've got the stamina, how fiendishly complicated inequality is, but know that its cause is perfectly simple. It's caused by the belief that some people are better than others. Why is this belief universal? Because we teach it at school. Here it is in one chart, by Steve Machin and James Vernoit via @ftdata FT Data

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