Tasmania's digital inclusion increased dramatically and more than the national average from 2017 to 2018. This change is underpinned by a doubling of access to NBN in Tasmania in that period.
Indonesia under President Joko Widodo seems to be on the right track in reducing inequality.
A new study shows that natural disasters enrich white victims while hurting people of color, worsening wealth inequality. And government aid contributes to the problem.
In the 1970s, a young urban planning professor, Dolores Hayden, believed that city design was the key to unlocking patriarchal structures that trapped women in the home. How much has the city changed?
African-Americans are severely underrepresented in genetics and neuroscience research. That could leave the treatments of the future out of their reach.
Economists, politicians and the media watch GDP closely. But it isn't the best way to measure the health of the US economy.
Official records on police homicides are full of holes. A new study tries to fill in the gaps – and finds new evidence of racial and regional inequality.
In a developed country like the UK, why can life expectancy within just a few miles differ by as much as 18 years?
The state plays a strategic role, but they are also driven by financial markets – not central plans.
A philosopher's take on the ethics of products that allow parents to lighten the skin colour of their unborn baby.
One in 4 US women receives an abortion sometime in her life. Who are the women who choose to end their pregnancies?
Inequality is being driven by a focus on maximising shareholder value to the exclusion of other stakeholders.
As authorities crack down on selfies and social media, the underlying causes of conflict and potential to use social media to bring about positive social change are overlooked.
There seems to be very limited high-level discourse about how South Africa plans to navigate this wave of technological advancement.
Children in the north of England are more likely to finish school with poorer grades and are less likely to go on to further education.
In 38 US cities, hate crimes rose 12 percent in 2017. There were 1,038 hate crimes in the nation’s 10 largest cities – the most in more than a decade.
A Heathrow expansion is going to benefit the rich and hurt the poor.
In Sydney, a 'latte line', that runs from the airport to Parramatta and up to the northwest, divides white-collar jobs from blue-collar jobs. This perpetuates inequality.
In today's opioid crisis, why are some people with addictions treated with empathy and others with disdain? The answer to that question has roots in the 19th century.
The latest World Bank report on South Africa addresses solutions to the country's economic challenges.