When the wealthy become unlikely allies in the fight against inequality, they often take similar steps. It all starts with acknowledging their own privileges.
To honour the legacy of Nelson Mandela, South Africa could do with its citizens becoming more active in driving development - particularly efforts to tackle poverty an inequality.
The political cost of corruption is reaching unacceptable levels in South Africa. Reversing the effects of state decay on the poor will take short and long term interventions.
People who seek aid in dying tend to be white men older than 65, a new analysis shows. While this could be due to religious views, here's why it could also be because of lack of access.
Cleaning up and reusing contaminated sites, known as brownfields, can create jobs and promote economic growth. But it also can drive gentrification that prices out low-income residents.
The courts are saying that down-and-out Americans have a right to seek curbside alms despite efforts to ban the practice. Two scholars have come up with an alternative to anti-panhandling ordinances.
The case for introducing capital gains tax on the sale of all homes.
Standardized test scores drive many of our decisions about students, teachers and school districts. But research shows that the results are highly predictable, in a bad way.
Census data shows there is income inequality between, but also within, regions of Australia.
Behavioural economics is severely limited in its approach to inequality. Fortunately, other psychological approaches are better suited.
Public health experts traditionally expect that the poorer you are, the more likely you are to be unwell and die before your time. But newly available data on cancer rates show that's not always true.
The experience of Australia's first century shows that it's possible to achieve fast growth, and at the same time, a reduction in inequality.
Americans, an independent group, tend to believe that people can "pull themselves up by their boot straps." Yet bigger forces are at play in a person's ability to gain education, a good job and money.
As the African-American Music
Appreciation Month comes to a close, a scholar discusses the role of early preachers in shaping gospel music.
As the rich move away from disaster-prone areas, the poor may be left behind.
Latin America's murder rate is the highest in the world, accounting for one in every four homicides on the planet.
The gap between the most and least advantaged areas in Australia is reflected in educational inequality.
Elite exam schools are some of the least diverse public schools in the US. Here's how colleges like Harvard could teach high schools like Stuyvesant to improve their admissions process.
Cutting the program formerly known as food stamps would hurt low-income Americans and the whole economy. As research indicates that it's working well, this drive to defund is baffling experts.
Employment is good for health, but it is even better for white men than for others. And unemployment is worse for white men than others. Could these findings shine light on our political situation?