Half of South Africa's population remain chronically poor, and the quarter in-between struggle to stay out of reach of destitution.
A country's tax policies say a lot about what it values – and some of America's tend to promote inequality.
Reparations has emerged as a hot topic among Democratic candidates hoping to replace Trump in 2020. But until now, the issue has only rarely received national attention.
Thousands of Central American migrants are trying to cross the U.S. southern border. One scholar followed their paths to find out why they make the dangerous, sometimes deadly, journey.
A new report shows Gypsy, Roma and Traveller people still face overt racism and stark inequality – politicians must drive change.
The promised tax cuts will benefit high earners in 2022 and 2024, but by then they'll need it.
The Labor Party has signalled that equality and fairness will form the centrepiece of its policy framework - but there will be challenges to that if it wins office in May.
School's out – but are the holidays equally enjoyable for all young people, or a time when inequality is magnified?
Democratic lawmakers have offered a number of ways to reverse decades of widening economic inequality. A tax expert gives them a closer look.
The action plan offers no information about budgets, oversight, clear standards for measuring progress or accountability mechanisms.
The planet's wealthiest people are directly responsible for most of the world's carbon emissions.
There are at least eight different ways to view gender equality. And this helps us understand why one of the biggest challenges for workplace gender equality is defining and measuring success.
Jenny Macklin on inequality and Labor values
In this podcast she tells The Conversation a Labor government would fix "one of the worst" problems of the NDIS by abolishing the cap on the number of staff that could be employed in the agency.
In the past few decades, there's been more critique of global knowledge inequalities and the global North's dominance.
Caregivers using privilege to buy their children's way into, and through, education is not a Hollywood anomaly, nor the domain of elites. The middle class have been doing it in Australia for decades.
A new book makes a devastating case about the damaging effects of unconscious bias in a world skewed heavily towards men.
A national minimum wage could benefit young people who have jobs and stimulate those who have given up trying to find work. But those without work need additional help.
Imagine if the amount of tax everyone paid was public knowledge – they do it in Sweden.
The way books are sorted at the library can be highly political, touching upon issues of race and identity.
Eleven percent of Americans spend more than half of their paycheck on housing. These households rate their health as lower and are less likely to have access to enough nutritious food.