A 2014 report, part-funded by NASA, states that in unequal societies, “collapse is difficult to avoid…. Elites grow and consume too much, resulting in a famine among Commoners that eventually causes the collapse of society.” and “economic inequality, can independently lead to a societal collapse. This is shown in the Type-L collapse scenario in the paper, where an … [Read more...] about Request for info: Increased inequality linked to growth in pro-Elite political lobbying?
The story: An experiment in inequality that became an accepted version of events. Britain, over the last 37 years, has been the subject of "the most amazingly interesting natural experiment... Some country had to go and do the thing of saying 'what happens if we go from being one of the most equal countries to the most unequal country in Europe'" according to Danny Dorling, … [Read more...] about The battle for Britain’s story