Developing Strategies to Address Global Inequality and Poverty #MLKGLOBAL

Rev. Dr. Angelique Walker-Smith is the Senior Associate for Pan African and Orthodox Church Engagement, Bread for the World #MLKGLOBAL – Curating Global Voices ECONOMICALLY MARGINALIZED PEOPLE ACROSS THE GLOBE RECOGNIZE THE URGENCY TO JOIN TOGETHER ADVOCATE AND ADVANCE A NEW ECONOMIC ORDER. MLK GLOBAL ADVOCATES DOING THIS BY BUILDING ON KING’S VISION FOR AN ECONOMIC BILL OF RIGHTS,…

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International Inequality of the Pandemic – Panel Discussion Erfurt 06/16/2021

International Inequality of the Pandemic – Panel Discussion Online panel discussion, recorded in Erfurt 06/16/2021. With Prof. Dr. Barbara Fritz and Prof. Dr. Achim Kemmerling. Organised by the University Club “Impuls. Plurale Ökonomik Erfurt”. The covid pandemic has led us to an economic upheaval. With that, questions about the international inequality and financial stability have been growing. How can…

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Are Rich Countries to Blame for Global Inequality?

There are some surprising reasons why poor countries are poor, but can they be blamed on the actions of rich countries? We break down this question and take a look at how colonialism, free trade, corruption and foreign aid may be reasons why. We also have an accompanying written article that you can find on Medium: https://medium.com/politics-explained/are-rich-countries-to-blame-for-global-inequality-3b4fca0005b4 Politics Explained…

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Session #47 James Galbraith: “Global Inequality”

The Forty-Seventh session of The Gerhart Center Webinar Series “The Aftermath of the COVID 19: The New Social Impact Ecosystem”. James Galbraith : Lloyd M. Bentsen, Jr. Chair in Government/Business Relations-The LBJ School of Public Affairs-The University of Texas, Austin .. discussed Global Inequality Watch this webinar on the topic of inequality, and the structural aspects of it. Galbraith…

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LSE Events | Tracking the Rise in Global Economic Inequality: new evidence from the world inequality

Speakers: Lucas Chancel, Duncan Green, Rebecca Simson, Paul Segal Recorded: Thursday 07 June 2018 6:30pm to 8:00pm The first World Inequality Report (WIR2018), documents a sharp rise in global economic inequality since the 1980s despite strong growth in emerging economies. It also discusses country-to-country inequality trajectories (including UK’s wealth inequality dynamics) and highlights the importance of policy-making in the…

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Meritocracy and global inequality | Michael Sandel

Michael Sandel discusses the tyranny of merit with UK politician Jesse Norman. Watch the full interview at https://iai.tv/video/in-conversation-michael-sandel?utm_source=YouTube&utm_medium=description We live in a meritocracy where anyone can make it if they try. Or so we have grown up believing. Extreme polarisation and radical social protest on both ends of the political spectrum tells another story. One of winners and losers,…

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Economic inequality is 'out of control' – Oxfam

An Oxfam report revealed that in 2019, the world’s billionaires had more wealth than 60 percent of the world’s population. This economic inequality is reported as “out of control” due to a “flawed and sexist economic system” that values the wealth of a few privileged people, mostly men, over the unpaid and underpaid work done primarily by women and…

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