How we think about income gaps, and how we decide to address them, will do much to alter New Zealand’s levels of inequality in the years to come.
The divide between New Zealand’s poorest and wealthiest inhabitants has widened alarmingly over recent years, faster than in most other developed countries. Max Rashbrooke’s succinct introduction to these changes in our society, drawn from the larger work Inequality: A New Zealand Crisis and updated with the latest evidence in July 2014, is essential reading.
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