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Social justice and post-communist Russia

March 3rd, 2015

Episode 116 of 431 episodes

The end of communism brought about a widening gap between rich and poor. But has this gap widened at the same rate across the communist and post-communist world? And how does it compare to the larger capitalist societies, where we know extreme inequality exists? We’re discussing the implications of increased social inequality for political stability in what is still the world’s largest country.