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social justice ranking chart
October 31, 2011, 5:30 pm
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Here is an excellent chart which ranks member nations in the OECD for social justice.  The indicators used are poverty, child poverty, senior citizen poverty, income inequality, early childhood education and health.

Our media is heavily populated with quality of life indices, however most are targeted to an upwardly mobile smart set, for lack of a better way of describing them.  Many indicators are left out of these calculations.  Really, the only way to get a proper reading of quality of life is to include these OECD indicators.  So for instance, you can’t know your quality of life if issues like poverty and income inequality that exists in your community are left out of the calculations.  Here’s to an inclusive, comprehensive definition of life quality going forward.

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