Thursday, May 11, 2017

Adds a layer of semantic uncertainty to our decoder rings

The Economics of Trust: Trust in other people – the glue that holds society together – is increasingly in short supply in the United States and Europe, and inequality may be the culprit.
In surveys over the past 40 years, the share of Americans who say that most people can be trusted has fallen to 33 percent from about 50 percent. The erosion of trust coincides with widening disparities in incomes.

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