Human Interest

The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger

Kate Pickett; Richard Wilkinson

About the Program

The authors explore the data they say indicate that greater equality among people within a society is the common factor linking the healthiest and happiest societies.  The event is at Busboys & Poets in Washington.

About the Authors

Richard Wilkinson

Mr. Wilkinson is Professor Emeritus at the University of Nottingham Medical School.


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Kate Pickett

Ms. Pickett is Senior Lecturer at University of York and a National Institute for Health Research Scientist.


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The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger

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Past Airings

  • Sunday, March 21st at 10am (ET)
  • Sunday, February 14th at 10pm (ET)
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