The Price Of Inequality

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Robert Peston explores the alarmingly widening gap between rich and poor since the 1980s.

0120150203

Robert Peston explores the alarmingly widening gap between rich and poor since the 1980s.

0120150203

0120150203

If the statistics can be believed, over the last 30 years the gap between rich and poor in the West has grown as cavernous as it was in the Nineteenth Century.

Income and wealth inequality - seen as almost a good thing back in the 1980s - now raises alarm across the UK political spectrum.

But who are the 1%? How have they made their wealth? And why have the rest of us seemingly been left behind?

Robert Peston speaks to leading policymakers and opinion shapers as he charts the new consensus that inequality is the biggest economic challenge we face.

0120150203

If the statistics can be believed, over the last 30 years the gap between rich and poor in the West has grown as cavernous as it was in the Nineteenth Century.

Income and wealth inequality - seen as almost a good thing back in the 1980s - now raises alarm across the UK political spectrum.

But who are the 1%? How have they made their wealth? And why have the rest of us seemingly been left behind?

Robert Peston speaks to leading policymakers and opinion shapers as he charts the new consensus that inequality is the biggest economic challenge we face.

0120150203

0120150203

Robert Peston explores the alarmingly widening gap between rich and poor since the 1980s.

0120150203

Robert Peston explores the alarmingly widening gap between rich and poor since the 1980s.

0120150203

0120150203

If the statistics can be believed, over the last 30 years the gap between rich and poor in the West has grown as cavernous as it was in the Nineteenth Century.

Income and wealth inequality - seen as almost a good thing back in the 1980s - now raises alarm across the UK political spectrum.

But who are the 1%? How have they made their wealth? And why have the rest of us seemingly been left behind?

Robert Peston speaks to leading policymakers and opinion shapers as he charts the new consensus that inequality is the biggest economic challenge we face.

0120150203

If the statistics can be believed, over the last 30 years the gap between rich and poor in the West has grown as cavernous as it was in the Nineteenth Century.

Income and wealth inequality - seen as almost a good thing back in the 1980s - now raises alarm across the UK political spectrum.

But who are the 1%? How have they made their wealth? And why have the rest of us seemingly been left behind?

Robert Peston speaks to leading policymakers and opinion shapers as he charts the new consensus that inequality is the biggest economic challenge we face.

0120150203

Robert Peston explores the alarmingly widening gap between rich and poor since the 1980s.

If the statistics can be believed, over the last 30 years the gap between rich and poor in the West has grown as cavernous as it was in the Nineteenth Century.

Income and wealth inequality - seen as almost a good thing back in the 1980s - now raises alarm across the UK political spectrum.

But who are the 1%? How have they made their wealth? And why have the rest of us seemingly been left behind?

Robert Peston speaks to leading policymakers and opinion shapers as he charts the new consensus that inequality is the biggest economic challenge we face.

0220150210

If the statistics can be believed, over the last 30 years the gap between rich and poor in the West has grown as cavernous as it was in the Nineteenth Century.

Income and wealth inequality - seen as almost a good thing back in the 1980s - now raises alarm across the UK political spectrum.

But who are the 1%? How have they made their wealth? And why have the rest of us seemingly been left behind?

Robert Peston speaks to leading policymakers and opinion shapers - as well as two psychologists and a comedian - as he charts the new consensus that inequality is the biggest economic challenge we face.