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The Inequality of Wealth, Why it Matters and How to Fix it

March 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Free admission, booking required

York Ideas Lecture

Join Kate Pickett, Professor of Epidemiology – University of York and Liam Byrne, Labour MP for Birmingham Hodge Hill, for a fascinating discussion about his new book, The Inequality of Wealth, Why it Matters and How to Fix it.

In this new book, former Treasury Minister Liam Byrne explains why wealth inequality has grown so fast in recent years; warns how it threatens our society, economy and politics; shows where economics has got it wrong – and lays out a path back to common sense, with five practical ways to rebuild an old ideal: the wealth-owning democracy.

Drawing on conversations and debates with former prime ministers, presidents and policymakers around the world, together with experts at the OECD, World Bank and IMF, he argues that after twenty years of statistics and slogans it’s time for solutions that aren’t just radical but plausible and achievable as well.

To book: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-inequality-of-wealth-why-it-matters-and-how-to-fix-it-tickets-846963068337?aff=oddtdtcreator

Venue

Room PZA/103, Piazza Building Campus East University of York York YO10 5GE
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