Is the Gap Between the Rich and Poor Actually Getting Smaller?

In a previous post on visualizing data in our world, I provided some links to amazing tools where you can look at many different types of data in graphical form. Richard Wilkinson did a TED talk  on inequality where he challenges our perceptions using visual data in such a way as to feel like not a talk on global socioeconomics seminar but a day at the races. One of the most fun TED talks I’ve seen in a while.

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