Inequality

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Inequality
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 44 mins ago - 2 reports

Boomers aren't to blame: Social Security and Medicare suffering because of lower wages

_ The Social Security piggy bank is to empty out by 2033 Photograph: Roy Hsu/ How are Medicare and Social Security doing? Every year, trustees of the programs release their estimates of financial health, and every year it raises controversy and panic. ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 15 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

China's rich-poor divide soaring

An expanding disparity between rich and poor is the main revelation in the latest version of the "China Development Report of People's Well-Being," released over the weekend by the Institute of Social Science Survey of Peking University.The report considered ... [Published Ecns.cn - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Inequality, Snail, China
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Labour's employment reforms 'show commitment to tackling inequality' (Fuseworks)

The NZ Labour Party’s just-announced industrial relations agenda demonstrates a clear commitment to tackling the growing inequality in New Zealand and restore democracy to our workplaces, according to FIRST Union.The agenda features a $2 an hour boost ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - 9 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

Boys 'should receive HPV jab too'

Doctors writing in the bmj.com article highlighted what they called the 'inequality' of only vaccinating girls against the virus. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/ Boys should be vaccinated against the HPV virus as well as girls to protect them against some ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 12 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

Why the Rich Should Take the Lead Income Redistribution

I have a new column: Why the Rich Should Call for Income Redistribution : After the craze over Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty First Century, nobody should be surprised to learn that inequality has been increasing over the last several decades. ... [Published Economist's View - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

China, US economies serve up the inequality

Beijing: As China’s economy first opened up to market-based reform, Deng Xiaoping famously suggested that some naturally, particularly through hard work, "should be allowed to get rich before others".Many in China have, but the ‘others’ have increasingly ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

Noted for Your Evening Procrastination for July 28, 2014

Over at Equitable Growth--The EquitablogAfternoon Must-Read: Danny Vinik: Richard Fisher Has Wrongly Warned of Inflation 5 Times Since 2011|Washington Center for Equitable GrowthIs U.S. at Immediate Risk of Becoming "Argentina"?: Monday Smackdown/The ... [Published Brad DeLong - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

Are We Better Off? Obama’s Economic Plight in 4 Charts

Chip Somodevilla/It’s been more than six years since president Barack Obama was sworn into office. As most people remember with the financial crisis at its height, two wars half a world away, and most of the country thrown into financial strife, 2008 ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 4 reports

Squeezing the middle

Almost everyone in Ireland is worse off today than they were six years ago, thanks to the economic crisis. Few winners have emerged from the prolonged downturn, which saw unemployment rise rapidly before declining. And many have struggled to adjust to ... [Published Irish Times - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

How useful is inequality of opportunity as a policy construct ?

accountability, alcohol consumption, clean water, distribution of income, divorce, Economic Inequality, educational attainment, equal opportunity, equality of opportunity ...See More + equitable development, exercises, family structure, Freedom, gender, ... [Published World Bank - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 5 reports

China gets richer but more unequal

About a third of China's wealth held by 1% of citizens, with disparity greatest between affluent east coast and poorer interior Chinese visitors to a business aviation exhibition walk past a luxury private jet. Photograph: Mark Ralston/AFP/China is ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

Gender inequalities in health: A matter of policies

A new study of the European project SOPHIE has evaluated the relationship between the type of family policies and gender inequalities in health in Europe. The results show that countries with traditional family policies (central and southern Europe) and ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Jul 28 2014]

Quotes

"I haven’t encountered much resistance among my informants yet, but I might look a bit more into questions of control over one’s own water resources and the consequences of hydro projects for the people living nearby" says Vindegg
A UN spokesperson in Uganda said it's clear from research which groups should be targeted for prevention, "fisherfolks, truck drivers and men who have sex with men" . Efforts need to be stepped up to reach these communities. Perhaps banning them was not the best way to go about it
...For example, countries are failing to come together to find a solution for Boko Haram abduction of the Nigerian girls. "We cannot allow such things to happen in front of our eyes. Girls continue to be abused in Nigeria, gender-based violence and rape cases continue to be lead stories in our papers" he said
"On behalf of the Board I would like to welcome the Bapo community as an important shareholder in our Company. We look forward to building a strong relationship with them over the years to come" Chairman Brian Beamish said in a statement

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Labour are catching up on digital [Published Tech City News - 31 mins ago]
Conceit and complacency are dangerous [Published GlobalCustody.net - 34 mins ago]
Government goes for Big, Fast Results [Published South African Government - 47 mins ago]
Power cuts create new inequalities [Published ScienceNordic - 52 mins ago]
: African press review 30 July 2014 [Published Radio France Internationale - 52 mins ago]
Eduardo Porter on me on inequality [Published Marginal Revolution - 55 mins ago]
Democracy is 'More Than Just Elections' [Published Focus on the Global South - 1 hour ago]
The SADC We Want Campaign Demands Commitment [Published Individual.com - 1 hour ago]
Cold War leftovers [Published Resilience - 1 hour ago]
Lonmin : Makes New Deal With Bapo Ba Mogale Com... [Published 4 Traders - 1 hour ago]
The Republican Occupation of Detroit [Published Daily Beast - 1 hour ago]
China's rich-poor divide soaring [Published Ecns.cn - 1 hour ago]
Improved treatment for women with heavy menstru... [Published Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership - 2 hours ago]
Joan McAlpine: Industrial scale tosh from Georg... [Published Daily Record - 2 hours ago]
Care of women with heavy menstrual bleeding has... [Published OnMedicanet - 2 hours ago]
Local entrepreneur opens home to Afghan and Rwa... [Published Los Altos Town Crier - 2 hours ago]
"Poor doors" show why we need to get councils b... [Published New Statesman - 2 hours ago]
Inequality hurts whole economy [Published Rutland Herald - 3 hours ago]
South Africa's changing economy in the context ... [Published Polity.org.za - 3 hours ago]
African Rises, but Remains Disconnected [Published Individual.com - 3 hours ago]
Ideas: Empower the people! [Published Presseurop - 3 hours ago]
Roundup: Mercosur leaders seek to boost economi... [Published Individual.com - 3 hours ago]
African Rises, but Remains Disconnected [Published AllAfrica.com - 3 hours ago]
Charter founder formula for fighting racial ine... [Published New York Post - 3 hours ago]
Businesses stepping up for racial equality [Published Madison Times - 3 hours ago]
A new vision for Madison [Published Madison Times - 3 hours ago]
Inequality crisis overshadowed by factual problems [Published Flyer Group - 4 hours ago]
Links for 7-30-14 [Published Economist's View - 4 hours ago]
Playing a supporting role [Published The New Age Online - 4 hours ago]
New Times Has Won Awards at a Record Clip This ... [Published Miami New Times - 4 hours ago]
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Eduardo Porter on me on inequality [Published Marginal Revolution - 55 mins ago]
He has a very good column on this topic today, here is one excerpt: “The returns to growth are going to people in other countries, most notably China, and generally to people with high I.Q., no matter where they live,” said Tyler Cowen, a professor ...
Links for 7-30-14 [Published Economist's View - 4 hours ago]
The Internet's Next Act - Brad DeLong Can large primary surpluses solve Europe’s debt problem? - vox Economists Agree the Stimulus Lifted the Economy - NYTimes.com The effect of the minimum wage on youth employment - Stephen Gordon Fear of bubbles ...
Ebola in Sierra Leone: Remembering Dr. Sheik Um... [Published H5N1 - 6 hours ago]
Credit: Politico SL NewsVia Sierra Express Media, an eloquent eulogy by M. C. Bah: Remembering Dr Sheik Umar Khan – The Chief Ebola Doctor in Sierra Leone. Excerpt:Dr. Khan’s life on this earth reveals to us: we can be a blessing to others by doing extraordinary ...
How the Fed Has Turbocharged Inequality [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - 8 hours ago]
Ruchir Sharma, Wall St. Jrnl ...
Former Aide To Bill Clinton Speaks – "My Party ... [Published Zero Hedge - 8 hours ago]
Submitted by Mike Krieger of Liberty Blitzkrieg blog , One reason we know voters will embrace populism is that they already have. It’s what they thought they were getting with Obama. In 2008 Obama said he’d bail out homeowners, not just banks. He ...
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Just Say No [Published Slate Magazine - Apr 23 2014]
Piketty: changes to property taxes key to fixin... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Apr 21 2014]
Breakingviews: For China, bigger is not always ... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Feb 07 2014]
"It's time to restore opportunity for all peopl... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Feb 01 2014]
Sorry, Equal Opportunity Isn’t Good Enough [Published Slate Magazine - Jan 30 2014]
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Nearly Three-Fourths of U.S. Executives Looking... [Published Financial Services - Jul 08 2014]
Denver Economist's New Book Explores the Growth... [Published Financial Services - May 27 2014]
Bank of America and Vital Voices Promote Econom... [Published Bank of America Press Release - Mar 04 2014]
The Demand Institute to Release Report Analyzin... [Published Financial Services - Feb 25 2014]
ACBL Provides Business Loans that Address the N... [Published Financial Services - Feb 15 2014]
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