In Peak Inequality: Britain’s Ticking Time Bomb, Danny Dorling presents the evidence that in 2018 the growth in UK income inequality may have finally peaked. Inequality began growing in the 1970s and the damaging repercussions may continue long after the peak is passed. In this discussion, recorded on July 11th 2018, there is also some speculation and a little futurology. Danny is in conversation with Faiza Shaheen, director of the think tank CLASS and former head Head of Inequality and Sustainable Development at Save the Children UK. Faiza recently explained that the rich, like viruses, also develop resistance, in their case to redistributive taxes. They use their wealth and power to carve out tax loopholes and lower tax rates. Their fortunes ballon. Inequality grows. In which case you might ask – why should inequality peak now Click play below to listen: