How Do You Know Economic Inequality is Bad?

From UFE's March 2008 E-News

Some free-market boosters would have us believe that economic inequality is good because it pushes those with less to work harder. While the evidence is mixed on whether that’s true, what’s becoming more and more clear is that the cost to our health is significant. A new documentary series on PBS, Unnatural Causes, looks at the root causes of health problems in the U.S. and finds that societal and institutional forces are much to blame. The first episode, airing Thursday evening, March 27, called In Sickness and in Wealth lays out the thesis – and proof – that economic and racial inequality are health issues as critical as genetics, diet and exercise. Check your TV listings, and visit the Unnatural Causes website.

Check your TV listings, and visit the Unnatural Causes website.

See the full E-News for March 2008
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