Human Inequality in Global Perspective
with Haroon Akram-Lodhi
Our world can at times appear to be out of control and beyond our comprehension. Yet it is possible to cut through this complexity and and unpack the key factors shaping the contemporary world. Human inequality in global perspective is designed to enable you to understand how our world of unparallelled affluence and immense deprivation came to be. After all, if we want the world to become a better place the first thing that we must do is try to better understand it.

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Modern humans first appeared on the planet around 200,000 years ago, and just over 10,000 years ago humanity began the 5,000 year transition from being hunter-gatherers to being farmers. From there, it was another 4,500 years before Europeans starting…

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Modern humans first appeared on the planet around 200,000 years ago, and just over 10,000 years ago humanity began the 5,000 year transition from being hunter-gatherers to being farmers. From there, it was another 4,500 years before Europeans starting…

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Modern humans first appeared on the planet around 200,000 years ago, and just over 10,000 years ago humanity began the 5,000 year transition from being hunter-gatherers to being farmers. From there, it was another 4,500 years before Europeans starting…

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Modern humans first appeared on the planet around 200,000 years ago, and just over 10,000 years ago humanity began the 5,000 year transition from being hunter-gatherers to being farmers. From there, it was another 4,500 years before Europeans starting…

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What exactly is the state of contemporary poverty and inequality, both in Canada and around the world? In this Episode we will examine definitions of poverty and inequality and, using these definitions, look at estimates of the numbers of those living…

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What exactly is the state of contemporary poverty and inequality, both in Canada and around the world? In this Episode we will examine definitions of poverty and inequality and, using these definitions, look at estimates of the numbers of those living…

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What exactly is the state of contemporary poverty and inequality, both in Canada and around the world? In this Episode we will examine definitions of poverty and inequality and, using these definitions, look at estimates of the numbers of those living…

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What exactly is the state of contemporary poverty and inequality, both in Canada and around the world? In this Episode we will examine definitions of poverty and inequality and, using these definitions, look at estimates of the numbers of those living…

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What exactly is the state of contemporary poverty and inequality, both in Canada and around the world? In this Episode we will examine definitions of poverty and inequality and, using these definitions, look at estimates of the numbers of those living…

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What exactly is the state of contemporary poverty and inequality, both in Canada and around the world? In this Episode we will examine definitions of poverty and inequality and, using these definitions, look at estimates of the numbers of those living…

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Stephen Hurley
Chief Catalyst, voicEd Radio Canada

Stephen Hurley has spent nearly 40 years as an educator. He has experience as a classroom teacher, a curriculum consultant, a teacher educator and a policy observer.

He has a strong relationship with the EdCan Network (formerly the Canadian Education Association), an organization that inspired the launch and evolution of voicEd Radio Canada.

Hurley believes that stronger connections between education research, practice and policy are essential to the type of change that will be necessary in Canada's public education systems moving forward.