Ranked: The Impact of Inequality

This is a subjective Ranked version of Intriguing Connections: The Impact of Inequality

Inequality is the difference in income between the most and worst well-off.  Is this a problem?  Why are there inequalities? This lists' books aim at discussing the inequality issues. 

If you are interested in these intriguing connections, you may also be interested in What Poverty Means?

General Perspective

  1. The Lessons of History by Will Durant, Ariel Durant
  2. The Code of Capital: How the Law Creates Wealth and Inequality by Katharina Pistor
  3. Wealth, Poverty and Politics by Thomas Sowell
  4. Progress and Poverty by Henry George
  5. Plutocrats: The Rise of the New Global Super-Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else by Chrystia Freeland

U.S. Perspective

  1. The Price of Inequality: How Today's Divided Society Endangers Our Future by Joseph E. Stiglitz
  2. The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson
  3. Class Struggle Unionism by Joe Burns
  4. America Beyond Capitalism: Reclaiming Our Wealth, Our Liberty, and Our Democracy by Gar Alperovitz
  5. Freefall: America, Free Markets, and the Sinking of the World Economy by Joseph E. Stiglitz

Russian Perspective

  1. October: The Story of the Russian Revolution by China Miéville

Roman Empire History

Singapore Perspective
  1. From Third World to First: The Singapore Story: 1965-2000 by Lee Kuan Yew

African Perspective
  1. The Challenge Of Africa by Wangari Maathai

World Perspective

  1. Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond
  2. Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty by Daron Acemoğlu, James A. Robinson
  3. Globalization and Its Discontents Revisited: Anti-Globalization in the Era of Trump by Joseph E. Stiglitz
  4. Windfall: The Booming Business of Global Warming by McKenzie Funk
  5. Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty