There’s no reason to be pessimistic about the future. The UK and the USA are probably at a peak of economic inequality right now. Income inequality will almost certainly reduce in the years and decades to come; decade after decade after decade. And we will slowly learn what most other people in the rich world know, that having more and more money doesn’t make you happier; it doesn’t make your country more sustainable; and it doesn’t solve the problems of the planet.

A public lecture by Danny Dorling, about the book ‘Peak Inequality‘, open to all and organised by Shipley Constituency Labour Party. Held in the Queens Hall, Burley in Wharfedale, on April 13th 2019:

Peak Inequality: Britain’s ticking time bo