Katharine Round
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Katharine Round is directing The Spirit Level, telling the human story of how a growing income gap impacts on us all. It’s being made independently, to remove any editorial strings. www.thespiritleveldocumentary.com

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'Benefits Street' Uses Its Power to Kick Those Without a Voice

(23) Comments | Posted 10 January 2014 | (23:00)

Ahh, Benefits Street. As the name of Channel 4's latest offering popped up on screen, I thought: "Fantastic, this is going to be an insightful look at the realities of those struggling on low wages, or perhaps highlight the extraordinary lengths ordinary people are going to in order to find...

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Why Inequality Matters

(12) Comments | Posted 7 September 2012 | (12:12)

The gap between rich and poor is at its highest level for 30 years, yet this August's Ipsos MORI issues index, which canvassed public opinion on the issues that matter, showed only 10% of people in the UK are concerned about it.

Most of us can see in our...

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