Author Archives: Eva M. Gomez Jimenez

‘To trust each other again, we need to become more equal’, by Larry Elliot

One of the (many) consequences of economic inequality in societies: mistrust. Elliot explains it here, focusing on US and Britain as examples of the growing economic inequalities at present. Larry Elliot: ‘To trust each other again, we need to become … Continue reading

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Food for thought: a TED talk by Richard Wilkinson on the harming of economic inequalities in societies

Have you ever wondered why we should try to reduce wealth inequalities in societies? Here I leave you with a very thought provoking talk by Richard G. Wilkinson, emeritus Professor of social epidemiology at the University of Nottingham, where he shows us … Continue reading

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Would equality really work? Do human crowds act intelligently?

Wolfgang Teubert, Emeritus Professor in the English Language and Applied Linguistics department at the University of Birmingham, has kindly sent us part of his reflections on economic (in)equality in society. In the text (click the link below), he discusses on … Continue reading

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DINEQ goes to Nottingham!

Today, 19th February, Eva Gomez-Jimenez will be presenting DINEQ and some of its results at the University of Nottingham, in the Stylistics and Discourse Analysis Reading Group. She will particularly explain how maternity leave regulations may drive towards greater economic … Continue reading

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On the benefits of economic equality

One of the arguments surrounding wealth inequality and the possibility to develop policies aimed at solve this problem is that an equal society is a dangerous idea. The following article, published in July 2017 by The Internationalist, explores some of the benefits that … Continue reading

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Is US an example to follow?

When discussing with friends and colleagues about different stuff, one of the ideas that somehow frequently come to our conversations is that US seems to have been creating a path we are, one way or another, trying to follow. Competitive … Continue reading

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