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Unequal at Any Speed?

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The 2008 financial crisis and its aftermath have focused widespread attention on economic inequality – all the more so because the gains from revived growth have accrued almost entirely to the rich. What explains persistent growth in wealth and income disparities, and how should governments, non-governmental organizations, businesses, and local communities respond?

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    The G7 Vaccine Charade

    James K. Galbraith

    The US and Europe are offering low- and middle-income countries crumbs, so that they can protect their billionaires, their pharmaceutical lobbies, and their campaign contributions. This has created an opening for China and Russia – and both are rushing into the breach.

    warns that while the US and Europe have promised more doses, many countries will look to China and Russia.
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