Inequality

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Inequality
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 38 mins ago - 31 reports

Inequality Is Not Inevitable: It’s Time to Even It Up!

This January, Oxfam revealed that the richest 85 people in the world possess the same amount of wealth as the world’s poorest 50 per cent.Our report caught the public’s imagination, and keyed into a conversation about inequality that was taken up by many ... [Published Common Dreams - 38 mins ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Op-Ed - Inequality Before the Law - Is South Africa's Criminal Justice System Punitive to the Poor?

[Daily Maverick]Oscar Pistorius didn't only reach notable speeds on the athletics track - his trial was wrapped up at a remarkable pace as well. Other disabled inmates are not so lucky, and the difference in their treatment casts a shadow on our 'justice' ... [Published AA South Africa - 2 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 3 reports

Yes, the Federal Reserve is politicized -- and that's a good thing

In a speech earlier this week, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen mentioned a few reasons why economic inequality, which is at historic highs, could be problematic, going so far as to suggest that the gap between rich and poor may not be "compatible with ... [Published The Week Magazine - 3 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

Inequality Matters

There are two familiar responses to the problem of human need. Conservatives say that the problem is poverty, and the answer is to create wealth. Liberals say that the problem is inequality, and that the answer is to confiscate wealth. Conservatives say ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 4 hours ago]
Entities: Inequality
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

High-rises highlight New York inequality

New skinny towers are casting a shadow over Central Park, writes Edwin Heathcote ... [Published FT.com - Financials - 19 hours ago]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 8 reports

Digital divide exacerbates US inequality

The majority of families in some of the US’s poorest cities do not have a broadband connection, according to a Financial Times analysis of official data that shows how the “digital divide” is exacerbating inequality in the world’s biggest economy.There ... [Published Benton Foundation - 23 hours ago]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 2 reports

Amy Poehler explains inequality, in animated pony form

Inequality is complicated, but not so much that a My Little Pony parody can't tell you about it. Indeed, this Adam McKay-directed short , featuring the voices of Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Sarah Silverman, Billy Eichner, and Andy Richter, actually ... [Published Ezra Klein - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 2 reports

Rich worry about inequality

The majority of U.S. individuals worth at least $1 million are focused on social and economic injustice rather than political causes, according to a recent survey by PNC Wealth Management.Two-thirds of the respondents say they are concerned about economic ... [Published Bankrate.com - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 2 reports

Even simians reject inequality

The results of the Global Attitudes Survey 2014 of the Pew Research Centre, conducted in 44 countries, suggest that economic inequality is one of the biggest threats to the world. The survey sought opinion on what are considered the five biggest dangers ... [Published The News International - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 6 reports

Israel's gender inequality widens in 2014: survey

Israel's gender gap widens in 2014, falling 12 spots to No. 65 among world nations in gender equality, according to the World Economic Forum's 2014 gender gap report. The 2014 figure also marked a 30 spots drop from Israel's position in 2006 when the ... [Published Individual.com - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 3 reports

Wall Street Journal: Wealth Inequality Is Your Own Dumb Fault

Yesterday the Wall Street Journal gave prominence to the following headline on page one of its newspaper with the story jumping to page A2: “Bad Market Timing Fueled Wealth Gap.” Through the use of the word “fueled” in that headline, the reader is conditioned ... [Published Wall Street On Parade - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 3 reports

Exploding Wealth Inequality in the United States

Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman: Exploding wealth inequality in the United States, by Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman, Vox EU : Wealth inequality in the US has followed a U-shaped evolution over the last century – there was a substantial democratisation ... [Published Economist's View - Oct 28 2014]

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"In love there is freedom in the truest sense – a freedom from the old, from injustice, from the grand theft and corruption that has blighted America’s profounder greatness for so many years."
SIFF president Rajesh Vakharia said: "What is the point in blaming men, when they already have more miserable lives than women with low life expectancy, much higher suicide rates? Three to four times more men compared to women die in accidents every year in India."
"It should worry the state that teenage pregnancies, usually involving much older men, have become so naturalised that it is barely seen as a problem" she added

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Is Philanthropy Bad for Democracy? [Published Atlantic Monthly - 13 mins ago]
Morning Report: Ambulance Reform’s Endless Wait... [Published Voice of San Diego - 16 mins ago]
"Children suffer the most as the wealthy are pr... [Published Sinn Fein - 20 mins ago]
Dana Goldstein Talks the History of Teachers an... [Published US News & World Report - 28 mins ago]
Rise Up America, Rise Up! [Published Common Dreams - 38 mins ago]
Inequality Is Not Inevitable: It’s Time to Even... [Published Common Dreams - 38 mins ago]
Global gender gap report one-sided: Men's right... [Published ProKerala.com - 39 mins ago]
If Russell Brand has a thesis, it's time for hi... [Published Conversation UK - 39 mins ago]
occupied Palestinian territory: Gaza Situation ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 45 mins ago]
Nicaragua's staggering child-sex abuse rates [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - 45 mins ago]
West is best for housing explosion in East Lothian [Published East Lothian Courier - 59 mins ago]
RSF Social Finance Blog: Reflections on Inequality [Published Individual.com - 1 hour ago]
The project Mexico Reducing Inequality of Educa... [Published World Bank - 1 hour ago]
What Monopoly Teaches Us About Capitalism and t... [Published Huffington Post UK - 1 hour ago]
Africa: Gender Trouble for Tuberculosis [Published AllAfrica.com - 1 hour ago]
Wealth inequality on the rise in S.Africa [Published CNBC Africa - 1 hour ago]
Protecting Scotland’s Health Service [Published Government Opportunities - 1 hour ago]
Scottish Innovation Centre launches [Published Government Opportunities - 1 hour ago]
Boat Cruise for Chile Elite Shows Women Still i... [Published Bloomberg - 1 hour ago]
Number of Billionaires Doubles Since Financial ... [Published NBCNews.com - 1 hour ago]
"Ã?F-Bombs for Feminism"ÃÂ? will not resolve ge... [Published Individual.com - 1 hour ago]
5 Tips to Hire Rockstar Female Tech Talent [Published inc.com - 1 hour ago]
Time to Even Up Extreme Gap Between Rich and Poor [Published Huffington Post UK - 2 hours ago]
Op-Ed - Inequality Before the Law - Is South Af... [Published AA South Africa - 2 hours ago]
South Africa’s two richest people have wealth e... [Published 567 CapeTalk - 2 hours ago]
The Slow Recognition of Indigenous Rights: Outc... [Published AlertNet - 2 hours ago]
Billionaires in the world double since global c... [Published Russia Today - 2 hours ago]
South Africa: Op-Ed - Inequality Before the Law... [Published AllAfrica.com - 3 hours ago]
Jim Murphy vows to unite party and country afte... [Published Scotland Now - 3 hours ago]
Yes, the Federal Reserve is politicized -- and ... [Published The Week Magazine - 3 hours ago]
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occupied Palestinian territory: Gaza Situation ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 45 mins ago]
Source: UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near EastCountry: occupied Palestinian territory HIGHLIGTS 18 UNRWA school buildings continue to serve as Collective Centres for approximately 32,419 internally displaced persons (IDP ...
Azar Nafisi: ‘Books are representative of the m... [Published 3quarksdaily - 4 hours ago]
Viv Groskop in The Guardian: Azar Nafisi , 58, is an Iranian writer and professor of English literature. She lives in Washington DC and became an American citizen in 2008. In 1995 she quit her job as a university lecturer in Tehran and taught a ...
RSF Social Finance Blog: Reflections on Inequality [Published theCSRfeed - 5 hours ago]
SOURCE: RSF Social Finance DESCRIPTION: By John Bloom <p style=""&gt;There are only so many ways to describe the widening gap between the wealthy and the poor. No one seems to disagree that the gap exists, and no one seems to question that the defining ...
Summers: Reflections on the new 'Secular Stagna... [Published Economist's View - 6 hours ago]
In case you just can't get enough of Larry Summers talking about secular stagnation: Reflections on the new 'Secular Stagnation hypothesis', by Larry Summers, Vox EU : The notion that Europe and other advanced economies are suffering secular stagnation ...
Even it Up: Big global campaign on inequality l... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - 7 hours ago]
Today Oxfam launches Even It Up , its big new inequality campaign. For me, the most striking killer fact from the launch report: ‘The number of billionaires has doubled since the financial crisis, as inequality spirals out of control. In the same ...
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The Fed Is Concerned About Economic Inequality [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Oct 17 2014]
Is Global Income Inequality Really Falling? [Published Slate Magazine - Aug 18 2014]
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Peabody Urges Greater Use Of Advanced Coal Glob... [Published Financial Services - Sep 26 2014]
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]
The "Fairy Godmother of Divorce" Launches Natio... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 23 2014]
How Equal Pay for Working Women would Reduce Po... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 13 2014]
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