Discussion: watch short video and answer 3 questions in 350 words


First, Watch Harish Manwani’s TED Talk, “Profit’s not always the point” (7 minutes)


Then, answer the following questions in a paragraph or so each:

1. Why does Wilkinson believe that inequality (larger gaps between the wealthiest and the poorest members of society) is more harmful than poverty alone?

2. Do you think that Rawls or Nozick is more likely to agree with Wilkinson? Why?

3. What do you think about Wilkinson’s argument? Do you think there are any problems with his argument? Do you think the US needs to make any changes? Why or why not?