Inequality is corrosive to everyone in society.

23_august_2015

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,187

Sunday 23 August 2015.

Dear Mr Cameron,Studies of inequality reveal that less equal societies suffer over a wide range of social and economic issues, but what researchers have also found is that people of privilege and wealth are more likely, as Social psychologist Paul Piff puts it, to behave like assholes.The Equality Trust reports that: ‘Less equal societies have less stable economies. High levels of income inequality are linked to economic instability, financial crisis, debt and inflation’.‘Inequality affects how you see those around you and your level of happiness. People in less […]