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Inequality as a key global risk: What can be done?

On the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius, a former French colony where I have been carrying out fieldwork for several years, wealthy French and white Mauritians often chat about French president Hollande and his policies. They despise him for taxing the rich. The story is that he scares away the rich and that he makes them poorer, thus diminishing the amount of money they have to invest abroad…. [read the rest of the blog post on the Human Economy blog]