Category Archives: Income Inequality

Redistribution or Pre-distribution?

What should we do about wealth inequality? A talk by Professor Karen Rowlingson Wednesday 17th October – 7.30pm at Birmingham & Midland Institute As Director of Research at the Institute of Applied Social Studies at the University of Birmingham and author … Continue reading

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Equality West Midlands Presents: Danny Dorling on why income inequality is such an important issue for everyone [Review by Shaz Rahman]

On Wednesday 9th of May Equality West Midlands welcomed Professor of Human Geography Danny Dorling of Sheffield University to speak to us. He has written several books on the issue of income inequality and is widely respected within the field. … Continue reading

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An Evening with Danny Dorling – Weds 9th May at 6.30pm

Please do come to the Birmingham & Midland Institute to hear Professor Danny Dorling talk about income inequality on Wednesday 9th May at 6.30pm.   It will be a great opportunity to understand how income inequality affects us all and ask … Continue reading

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Daily Mail – “Pay gap between highest and lowest earners growing faster in Britain than any of the world’s richest countries”

“The pay divide in Britain between the highest and lowest earners has grown more sharply than in any other high-income country since 1975, a report revealed today. The richest 1 per cent have seen their share of total UK income … Continue reading

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You’re better off in a more equal society (Part 1)

When talking to people about why tackling income inequality matters, one of the most common objections I have found is the assumption that reducing income inequality means making everyone poorer. The challenge is normally worded “if we make the poor … Continue reading

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Richard Wilkinson’s TED Talk on Income Inequality from July

Anyone who missed our launch event on 5th October might enjoy Richard Wilkinson’s TED talk from July this year.  It explains the key theme of ‘The Spirit Level’, with some of the supporting data on global income inequality among developed … Continue reading

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The Group

The Equality West Midlands group is affiliated to The Equality Trust.  The aims of the group are to promote a variety of programmes to reduce income inequality through public and political awareness. The group wishes to foster: a widespread understanding … Continue reading

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