What we can do to stop SA catching fire

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Joel Netshitenzhe
Joel Netshitenzhe

Common sense dictates that inequality is bad for social cohesion, plus it is morally reprehensible.

But beyond sense and sensibility, societal wellbeing, in terms of drug use, mental illness, life expectancy, teenage births, violence and prison population, is worse in more unequal societies – affecting rich and poor countries alike.

It is an equal-opportunity disease.

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