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Tuesday, 25 February, 2014
One of the more baffling recent decisions of Government has been an almost entirely overlooked decision to postpone the revaluation of business rates...
Monday, 10 February, 2014
In recent weeks, inequality has cemented itself within the political lexicon. Alongside Obama’s promise of action on inequality and George...
Wednesday, 5 February, 2014
On Friday UCAS (the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service) released figures detailing University applications for courses starting in...
Wednesday, 29 January, 2014
It’s deeply worrying that discussions of capitalism and markets are dominated by those at the extremes of the political spectrum. One side sees...
Thursday, 23 January, 2014
According to recent research from Oxfam, the richest 85 people in the world have as much wealth as the poorest 3.5 billion – or half the...
Monday, 20 January, 2014
Last week, Kate Pickett, Richard Wilkinson and eight other well respected academics published a journal article questioning the validity of...
Friday, 17 January, 2014
One of the major difficulties in tackling inequality is the way it coerces many people into accepting and even promoting it. In a steep social...
Thursday, 16 January, 2014
Today the British Academy have published a new report suggesting nine ways that local authorities could reduce health inequalities. In this...
Monday, 13 January, 2014
Many people think that taxes on what we buy are fairer than those on what we earn. Focus groups have suggested that because we choose what...
Wednesday, 8 January, 2014
This morning the Electoral commission released a report recommending that voters be required to present ID before they are allowed to vote...

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