TED Talk: Why Income Inequality Hurts Society

After so many years of an increasing gulf between rich and poor, it should be obvious to even marginally objective observers that such a gap has very negative consequences.

Unfortunately, these days objectivity is also in short supply.

So as an antidote, and a way to see what the income gap really does to our country and each other, Richard Wilkinson breaks it all down in this presentation:

If the embeded video doesn’t work, here’s the link.