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Income inequality, is it getting better or worse as time passes by?

There are often strong arguments about the level of income inequality in any modern society, and it is seen as being a fundamentally bad thing (or at least I haven’t heard somebody who is trying to convince the world it is a good thing). However, this issue is not a modern one, and this is demonstrated by looking at the divergence from mean income that one would find in Roman society (see table below).

News of the World: Money Saving Expert – Golden Opportunity

There are five precious metals (we’ll exclude the precious radioactive ones): Gold, Silver, Platinum, Palladium and Rhodium, the last is the most expensive, when Barack Obama wanted to give Michelle a gift for having won the Presidency, he gave her a Rhodium ring. The others are all better known and you might even own some in the form of jewellery or in coins.