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Tuesday, 11 March, 2014
Last night The Equality Trust held an event celebrating the fifth anniversary of the Spirit Level’s (TSL) publication. The event featured the book’s...
Wednesday, 5 March, 2014
The Chief Executive of the UK’s largest institutional investor spoke to the BBC today about the UK’s uneven economic growth, how this has...
Monday, 3 March, 2014
Last Thursday, the IMF released a new study looking at the relationship between inequality, redistribution and growth.  While the idea...
Wednesday, 26 February, 2014
This Thursday Iain Duncan Smith will announce an update to the Government’s child poverty strategy. It’s been billed as a radical approach, but that’...
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...

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