It's easy to report on access and inputs, but much more difficult to achieve educational quality and meaningful outcomes.
A former member of the Social Mobility Commission on Jeremy Corbyn's plan to drop social mobility as a policy goal in favour of social justice.
A study of over 700,000 state and local drug arrests shows that two out of three cases involve a small amount of illegal drugs.
Inequality persists in post-apartheid South Africa, reflecting the distribution of power. Reversing this will require changing the social processes and relations that underpin it.
If the country is to survive its current crisis, government will need to undertake two difficult tasks simultaneously.
Selective schools aim to give all gifted students, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds, opportunities they may not have had otherwise. But that's not what's actually happening.
After recent elections, South Africa are grappling with what the reasons are for the declining trend in youth participation in the 2019 elections.
Although certain racial minorities are more likely to be diagnosed with organ failure, they are less likely to be transplanted. What's behind the gap?
Bias, stereotypes and other rules of thumb influence how people think about you – even based on your name.
Public school funding aims for every student to have the same opportunities. But a new study shows parents contributions still perpetuate inequality in government schools.
Poorer countries can now refuse shipments of plastic waste and slow the build-up of pollution on their shores.
The link between empire, inequality – and Brexit.
South Africa’s embrace of international conventions has buttressed the country’s reputation in statistical circles. But these global standards prove a poor fit for the country.
American cities are getting more diverse, but neighbors of different races don't necessarily socialize with each other. A sociologist in North Carolina discovered one surprising reason why.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has to ensure that reform of critical institutions is placed first. Everything else will be compromised if this fails.
As millennials flock to certain parts of the US, home prices in those areas are surging.
State and local governments can't do much about the rapid population growth in Melbourne, but they can take steps to reduce the costs of growing disparities between the outer suburbs and inner city.
Segregation is not just a problem in London – it's happening in cities all over the world.
Retirees with superannuation balances of $1. pay and pay no tax and get annual imputation cheques of $63,000.
Part five of India Tomorrow takes a look at India’s economy.