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Wealth Inequality in the US

A very interesting video on the inequality of wealth in the US..

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EU Implements Bonus Caps

The European Parliament voted in a change to the EU’s Capital Requirements Directive which, from 2014,  will cap bonuses for senior Asset Management staff at bank-owned Fund Management firms at 100 per cent of their base salary (or 200 per cent with shareholder approval). An earlier vote, in June, has already capped bankers’ bonuses to double […]

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How would YOU divide the wealth?

A new website by the Economic Policy Institute, based in the US, with an animated presentation on inequality in the US – which has followed a similar pattern to inequality in the UK .  It allows you to decide: How you think wealth ought to be divided; and How you think the wealth actually is […]

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I have met Pre-distribution. It Wears Clogs, Eats Chocolate, and Works Part-Time.

Originally posted on Alexandre Afonso:
“Predistribution” is Labour’s new policy buzzword. It’s been all over the news. Policy Network has events and publications about it, the BBC talks about it, Ed Milliband talks about it, David Cameron ridicules it. Predistribution is supposed to be the new silver bullet for the centre-left, the agenda that will both…

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