200. re: Review: The Spirit Level by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett The Guardian

August 4, 2009 § 1 Comment

Lynsey Hanley in the Guardan writes

We are rich enough. Economic growth has done as much as it can to improve material conditions in the developed countries, and in some cases appears to be damaging health. If Britain were instead to concentrate on making its citizens’ incomes as equal as those of people in Japan and Scandinavia, we could each have seven extra weeks’ holiday a year, we would be thinner, we would each live a year or so longer, and we’d trust each other more.

via Review: The Spirit Level by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett | Books | The Guardian .

The numbers are a suprise to me, and wonderful.

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