Thomas Payne

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Nora Dodd, patient at  Mercer’s Institute for Successful Ageing  at St James’s Hospital, Dublin with clinical nurse managers Joan Garcia and Ray Donnelly. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

How long do you want to live? How do you want to live those years? And which is more important, a long life or a healthy life? Or could we possibly en(...)

A homeless man begs on Dublin’s Grafton Street. Sir Anthony Atkinson, author of Inequality: What can be done?, says the gap between rich and poor can be narrowed with policies which aren’t radical or revolutionary. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

If Sir Anthony Atkinson is in any way bitter over the attention showered on his junior colleague Thomas Piketty, he doesn’t show it. The French(...)