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March 2017

How does income #inequality differ across the globe? Easy #dataviz makes it a little easier

UNU-Wider has created a super easy tool to visualise inequality, and they have a GIF to prove it ­čÖé ┬áThe tool provides some useful drop downs and filters to quickly get accurate data on inequality. To access the tool, click... Continue Reading →

Universal Basic Income – Deposits at the Central Bank

Rajiv Sethi, Professor of Economics at Barnard College, Columbia University, and External Professor, the Santa Fe Institute, argues for a universal basic income and raises substantive issues on the implications for the financial sector. Two insights are important in this... Continue Reading →

Glass Ceilings and Gender Equality in The Workplace #womensday2017

https://twitter.com/SenatorWong/status/839450990952730625

Gender Pay Gap Across The World #womensday2017

https://twitter.com/UNUWIDER/status/839393132001247232

The BOT Route to A BIG

I have been wondering why the elite have suddenly taken a fancy to a Basic Income Grant (BIG). Turns out, our progress as a species is tremendous, but has a fatal flaw - we be making I and I redundant.... Continue Reading →

Moral Outrage and Inequality – Self-serving?

Ouch! ┬áThis article argues - based on studies that moral outrage is self-serving. It is an interesting argument, suggesting that our moral outrage is self-serving, and that we do this to cover up our own guilt. Click if you feeling... Continue Reading →

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