Rich-poor divide bigger than ever


This video from the USA is called Only in a Mad World is There Such a Wide Rich-Poor Gap.

From British daily The Guardian:

London’s richest people worth 273 times more than the poorest

Academic argues in new book that society has the widest divide since the days of slavery

Britain: A new study says that the health gap between rich and poor is higher than in the 1930s: but why? Here.

Britain’s poorest are now twice as likely to die young as the rich – with inequality worse than during the Great Depression, medical experts have revealed: here.

A recent report has shown that health inequalities in Britain are widening and have now reached levels not seen since 1921. The authors suggest that we may actually see life expectancies begin to fall in the UK as they did in Russia after the reintroduction of capitalism: here.

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