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Peak Inequality: a public lecture by Danny Dorling

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.

Britannia, Brexit and what now in the week before the April 12th deadline?

Danny Dorling speaking at the Cambridge Literary Festival, introduced by Cathy Moore, in the Palmerston Room, St John’s College, University of Cambridge, April 6th 2019

Danny Dorling: Peak Inequality – a discussion with David Runciman

Inequality is the key political issue of our time. The dramatic rise of income inequality in the UK, from the mid 1970s through to today’s peak, created a state that was so unstable that Brexit was attempted.

Rule Britannia at twelve days until Brexit – Why did it get this far?

The deadline is now Friday 11pm April 12th 2019. A 30 minutes talk by Danny Dorling in the free Blackwells Marque, Oxford Literary Festival, The Bodleian Quad, Oxford, March 31st 2019.

Communication by numbers, symbolic power and slowdown

A seminar for the Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity, London School of Economics, March 29th 2019.

Still two weeks to go until Brexit?

On the eve of the House of Commons trying to break the Brexit deadlock, a public lecture concerning what Brexit tells us about the British.

What has Brexit taught us about the British? The story so far.

Whatever kind of Brexit occurs – hard, soft, or even a last minute cancellation and staying in the European Union – the public and

Comment by Danny Dorling on “Empty Planet: The Shock of Global Population Decline”

A provocative vision of the future in which the global population plummets, dramatically reshaping the social, political and economic landscape.

Austerity bites—falling life expectancy in the UK

On 8 March 2019 Lu Hiam and Martin McKee, referring to the most recent report from the Institute of Actuaries

Two weeks to go to Brexit?

There may be a silver lining. Brexit is a much larger national disaster than the 1956 Suez crisis, and more embarrassing.

Mid-March 2019: What Brexit now told us about the British

What on earth will happen now? Will some people never learn about the British past, the nature of its empire, its decline, and how all this is linked to Brexit?

Oxford Housing and the Survivor Syndrome

You read this magazine [The Oxford Magazine] and because of that you almost certainly know how the start of the story goes

Brexit – the Ides of March

The ides of March, March the 15th, is the date on which Romans traditionally settled debts.

Is the Human Species Slowing Down?

In the ‘Origin of Species’, Charles Darwin described how a population explosion occurs. He called the events required – ‘favourable seasons’.

The Key to the Brexit Backstory

How did Britain’s wealthy take the end of the British empire? Not well — and the rest of us are still paying the price.