1. cultureofresistance:

subconciousevolution:

Equality is the Bottom Line.

The evidence in detail:
Physical Health
People in more equal societies live longer, a smaller proportion of children die in infancy and self-rated health is better. Find out more.
Mental Health
People in more equal societies are far less likely to experience mental illness. Find out more.
Drug Abuse
People in more equal societies are less likely to use illegal drugs. Find out more.
Education
Children do better at school in more equal societies. Find out more.
Imprisonment
Unequal societies are harsher, they imprison a higher proportion of people. Find out more.
Obesity
Obesity is less common in more equal societies. Find out more.
Social Mobility
There is more social mobility in more equal societies. Find out more.
Trust and Community Life
Communities are more cohesive and people trust each other more in more equal societies. Find out more.
Violence
Homicide rates are lower and children experience less violence in more equal societies.Find out more.
Teenage Births
Teenage motherhood is less common in more equal societies. Find out more.
Child Well-being
Unicef measures of child well-being are better in more equal societies. Find out more.
Equality not Growth
Further economic growth will not improve our health or well-being. For a better quality of life we need greater income equality. Find out more.
Rich and Poor Countries
More equal societies spend a higher proportion their income on overseas aid and perform better on the Global Peace Index. Find out more.
Equality and Global Warming
Inequality fuels status competition, individualism and consumerism. It makes it harder to gain public support for policies to reduce global warming. Find out more.


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    cultureofresistance:

    subconciousevolution:

    Equality is the Bottom Line.

    The evidence in detail:

    Physical Health

    People in more equal societies live longer, a smaller proportion of children die in infancy and self-rated health is better. Find out more.

    Mental Health

    People in more equal societies are far less likely to experience mental illness. Find out more.

    Drug Abuse

    People in more equal societies are less likely to use illegal drugs. Find out more.

    Education

    Children do better at school in more equal societies. Find out more.

    Imprisonment

    Unequal societies are harsher, they imprison a higher proportion of people. Find out more.

    Obesity

    Obesity is less common in more equal societies. Find out more.

    Social Mobility

    There is more social mobility in more equal societies. Find out more.

    Trust and Community Life

    Communities are more cohesive and people trust each other more in more equal societies. Find out more.

    Violence

    Homicide rates are lower and children experience less violence in more equal societies.Find out more.

    Teenage Births

    Teenage motherhood is less common in more equal societies. Find out more.

    Child Well-being

    Unicef measures of child well-being are better in more equal societies. Find out more.

    Equality not Growth

    Further economic growth will not improve our health or well-being. For a better quality of life we need greater income equality. Find out more.

    Rich and Poor Countries

    More equal societies spend a higher proportion their income on overseas aid and perform better on the Global Peace Index. Find out more.

    Equality and Global Warming

    Inequality fuels status competition, individualism and consumerism. It makes it harder to gain public support for policies to reduce global warming. Find out more.

    Great links