economic equality

  • April 27, 2016

    Fathers working full-time get paid a fifth more than men with similar jobs who don’t have children, according to a new report published by the Trades Union Congress..

  • January 23, 2015

    We have suddenly become a world that talks about inequality. That's certainly better than not talking about it. But waxing lyrical about a concern and doing something about it are not the same thing, says Simon Barrow, pointing to the deeper issues calling for action.

  • December 25, 2011

    The Hong Kong Catholic Church has adopted economic justice as its Christmas theme, and other churches are joining the occupy anti-corporate movement.

  • November 9, 2011

    A strong majority (60 per cent) of Americans believe that their society would be better off if the distribution of wealth were more equal.

  • January 7, 2011

    Travelling around as a comparatively prosperous person in a country marked by significant poverty and inequality is not easy - unless you are largely insensitive to these things, which sadly, some Westerners seem to be, just reckoning that "this is simply the way things are" and revelling in how much their overvalued dollar can buy.

  • February 23, 2010

    Young people who are not in education, employment or training – known as 'NEETS' – are to question politicians on their education policies tomorrow. Ministers are facing calls to improve further education funding to tackle inequality.