The cause of populism in three graphs

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These graphs all come from the Guardian this morning.

They explain populism, even though there are flaws in the Gini coefficient methodology which tends to understate inequality as a result.

This is the easiest graph to comprehend:

Does the injustice of the need elaboration?

In case it does this is the resulting change in the Gini coefficient, which seeks to measure inequality in a society:

Thatcher engineered a massive redistribution in the UK. And it has become deeply embedded. Blair did not change it.

And the result is we are one of the most unequal societies in Europe:

Is it any surprise that people are angry?

But let me say with absolute certainty, Brexit is not the answer.

A Green New Deal would be.