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2017-04-20 08:02:39     The effects of taxes and benefits on household income - Office for National Statistics

https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopu.../financialyearending2015

The redistribution effects on households of direct and i... and benefits received in cash or kind analysed by househ... changing levels of income inequality over time.

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2017-04-20 08:01:08     Reality Check: Are lower earners bearing the tax burden? - BBC News

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-39641222

The claim: Low and middle earners are bearing the burden...
Reality Check verdict: The government is very reliant on ...

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2017-04-11 17:01:38     Why people prefer unequal societies : Nature Human Behaviour

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41562-017-0082

There is immense concern about economic inequality, both... scholarly community and in the general public, and many ... equality is an important social goal. However, when peop... the ideal distribution of wealth in their country, they ... unequal soc

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2017-03-01 23:00:24     Inside the Macedonian Fake-News Complex | WIRED

https://www.wired.com/2017/02/veles-macedonia-fake-news/

stories in The Guardian and on BuzzFeed revealed that th... of 55,000 was the registered home of at least 100 pro-Tr... of them filled with sensationalist, utterly fake news

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2016-12-27 09:25:00     BBC - Future - The man who studies the spread of ignorance

http://www.bbc.com/...an-who-studies-the-spread-of-ignorance

Proctor had found that the cigarette industry did not wa... know the harms of its product, and it spent billions obs... the health effects of smoking. This search led him to cr...
Agnotology is the study of wilful acts to spread confusi ...
It comes fr

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2016-12-09 17:45:23     Giving poor people cash gets them to spend more on good stuff and less on tobacco and alcohol — Quartz

http://qz.com/...people-buy-when-theyre-just-given-cash/?...

A recently published research paper (paywall) by David E... Bank and Anna Popova of Stanford University shows that g... poor has a negative effect on the consumption of tobacco... and Popova’s research is based on an examination of ni... assess the

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2016-11-03 12:14:18     This new economic model takes into account the fact you're irrational | World Economic Forum

https://www.weforum.org/...unt-the-fact-youre-irrational?...

The paper, updated this month, by economist Xavier Gabai... University, integrates behavioral economics findings int... a New Keynesian macroeconomic model—one that includes ... decisionmaking and markets that aren’t perfectly compe... the kind of

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2016-10-18 15:17:18     How the Gig Economy Profits off Desperation

https://thebolditalic.com/...ff-desperation-47bc5f04d11b#...

The gig economy has created an employment model that rob... rights they’ve earned over more than a century of figh... automation not to make a better world for everyone, but ... doing business on the backs of workers without providing... compensatio

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2016-10-17 12:41:41     Tax Research UK » The Conservatives have been the biggest borrowers over the last 70 years

http://www.taxresearch.org.uk/...ers-over-the-last-70-years/

the Conservatives are the party of high UK borrowing and... contrary to all popular belief, including that of most r...

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2016-10-17 12:22:21     Brexit — a story in maps – Medium

https://medium.com/@jakeybob/brexit-maps-d70caab7315e#.h0...

Which areas voted Leave? Did London vote for Remain? The...
I wondered,
Is it possible to make a map that better reflects the mo ...
How much information can we include on one map?
Can we see how separated the Home Nations are on Brexit?

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2016-09-28 21:02:51     Tax Research UK » The Conservatives have been the biggest borrowers over the last 70 years

http://www.taxresearch.org.uk/...ers-over-the-last-70-years/

I was interviewed twice on the radio on Friday evening t... McDonnell’s new fiscal rule, once on LBC and the other... both cases the interviewers were quite explicit in stati... known that Labour always borrowed more than the Conserva... why the ele

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2016-09-14 18:35:45     Thousands die after being declared 'fit for work' - no wonder Tories didn't want anyone to know - Terry Christian - Mirror Online

http://www.mirror.co.uk/...-die-after-being-declared-6348067

More than 4,000 people died within six weeks of being fo... work”, the Department for Work and Pensions has admitted.
The figures cover the period between December 2011 to Fe ...
Of the total, 1,360 died after losing an appeal against ...

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2015-09-12 16:44:08     The women taking on Isis: on the ground with Iraq's female fighters | Art and design | The Guardian

http://www.theguardian.com/...raq-yazidi-female-fighters?...

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2015-09-12 16:41:31     This map helps explain why some European countries reject refugees, and others love them - The Washington Post

https://www.washingtonpost.com/...-and-others-love-them/?...

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2015-09-07 15:38:41     BBC News - The untold story of the Maidan massacre

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-31359021

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2015-09-03 11:57:17     Ukraine crisis: what went wrong? | Reuniting Europe

http://reuniting-europe.blogactiv.eu/...sis-what-went-wrong/

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2015-08-18 21:58:20     Police Shootings Are About Class as Well as Race | Rev. Jesse Jackson

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/...-as-race_b_7972218.html?...

The system has a class bias as well as a race bias. An i... Alternet's Zaid Jilani revealed that in the first five m... 95 percent of police killings occurred in neighborhoods ... incomes under $100,000. There were no killings in neighb...
Not surpris

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2015-08-11 19:36:40    

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2015-08-11 19:35:55     Investigation: Police shootings - Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/.../police-shootings/

At least 86 people have been shot and killed by police a... States within the past 30 days, according to Washington ... database is based on news reports, public records, Inter... original reporting.

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2015-07-27 21:58:01     To us, it's an obscure shift of tax law. To the City, it's the heist of the century | George Monbiot | Comment is free | The Guardian

http://www.theguardian.com/comm.../tax-city-heist-of-century

At the moment tax law ensures that companies based here,... other countries, don't get taxed twice on the same money... only the difference between our rate and that of the oth... example, Dirty Oil plc pays 10% corporation tax on its p...
Foreign mea

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2015-07-23 17:53:06    

ttps://medium.com/bad-w.../the-servitude-bubble-c9e998c437c6

In this essay, I want to offer a competing narrative to ...

Here’s my tiny theory. There’s gold in them thar hil ...

I’m going to call it a Servitude Bubble. For the simpl ...

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2015-04-26 20:31:33     Sunday Times Rich List: Britain's richest double their wealth in 10 years | Business | The Guardian

http://www.theguardian.com/...e-their-wealth-in-10-years?...

Crisis? What crisis? The 1,000 wealthiest people in the ... £547bn, not counting what’s in their bank accounts, a... latest Sunday Times Rich List

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2015-04-02 13:29:00     The American people are clueless: Why income inequality is so much worse than we realize - Salon.com

http://www.salon.com/...h_worse_than_we_realize_partner/?...

In a candid conversation with Frank Rich last fall, Chri... people don’t even know. If poor people knew how rich r... there would be riots in the streets.” The findings of ... published over the last several years inPerspectives on ... Science, su

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2015-03-23 10:26:49     The strange new world of evidence-free government | Zoe Williams | Comment is free | The Guardian

http://www.theguardian.com/...ment-ministers-cost-cutting-pr

When ministers’ priorities are cost-cutting and short-... research into what actually works falls by the wayside ⮮. consequences

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2015-02-21 19:17:48     Monopoly’s Inventor: The Progressive Who Didn’t Pass ‘Go’ - NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/...nventor-who-didnt-pass-go.html?...

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2014-12-31 10:54:14     This City Eliminated Poverty, And Nearly Everyone Forgot About It

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/...-mincome_n_6392126.html?...

Between 1974 and 1979, residents of a small Manitoba cit... be subjects in a project that ensured basic annual incom...
And for five years, poverty was completely eliminated.
The program was dubbed “Mincome” -- a neologism of ⠮..
The project’s o

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2014-11-23 12:36:19     Richest 1% of people own nearly half of global wealth, says report | Business | The Guardian

http://www.theguardian.com/...al-wealth-credit-suisse-report

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2014-10-21 20:46:28     What Role Does Technology Play in Record Levels of Income Inequality? | MIT Technology Review

http://www.technologyreview.com/...echnology-and-inequality/

The disparity between the rich and everyone else is larg... United States and increasing in much of Europe. Why?

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2014-09-29 14:53:43     The Price of Bread: Poverty, Purchasing Power, and The Victorian Laborer's Standard of Living

http://www.victorianweb.org/history/work/nelson1.html

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2014-09-27 18:13:27     CEOs Get Paid Too Much, According to Pretty Much Everyone in the World - Gretchen Gavett - Harvard Business Review

http://blogs.hbr.org/...o-pretty-much-everyone-in-the-world/

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