The insecurity of inequality4 min read . Updated: 13 Apr 2017, 04:58 AM IST
In our globalized world, inequality cannot be left to markets and local communities to solve any more than climate change can
Global inequality today is at a level last seen in the late 19th century—and it is continuing to rise. With it has come a surging sense of disenfranchisement that has fuelled alienation and anger, and even bred nationalism and xenophobia. As people struggle to hold on to their shrinking share of the pie, their anxiety has created a political opening for opportunistic populists, shaking the world order in the process.
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