The Democrats' policy platforms address the fundamental issue of Internet haves and have-nots in the U.S. But research suggests just hooking people up to broadband won't solve the problem.
Universities must redress, not reinforce, disadvantage by ensuring more students from lower socio-economic backgrounds have the chance to benefit form them.
Publishing the data on the differences between salaries for men and women will only be half the battle.
Just 24% of those living in the poorest quarter of households support an increase in the Age Pension age.
The gap between CEO pay and average wage has sky-rocketed in the last 20 years. It's not just unfair, it's bad for business.
The tech industry is booming - so how can we make sure that the cities where they're based share the benefits?
If higher education is made "free" for all, the whole society ends up paying more. That's deeply unjust in already unequal societies, such as those in Africa.
Some hard-to-hear facts are not included in the World Bank's new discussion note on poverty and inequality in South Africa.
We need to change the school admissions code.
In a competitive rental market, landlords can easily skirt anti-discrimination laws.
With the local government elections set to take place within the next seven months, it is worth considering what impact the recent upsurge in protests will have on the country's political future.
Oxfam's report shows that as the gap between rich and poor grows, other inequalities are also on the rise.
Providing citizens with a basic income has shown signs of success in lifting people out of poverty, but more importantly the idea is transforming the way we think about inequality.
South Africa's transition into democracy involved compromises that left white privilege intact and black poverty undiminished. Here are a dozen of Mandela's economic deals that need to be undone.
South African opposition politician Julius Malema has blamed economic policies put in place during Nelson Mandela's era for the country's high levels of inequality. He may have a point.
The central thrust of Haffajee's book is compelling. It argues that black South Africans, especially the new generation of young, black ‘born frees' are obsessed with whiteness and white privilege.
Evidence suggests the global neutral interest rate may settle at below 1%, penalising savers and rewarding risk takers.
Given the conservative stand of the Catholic Church on gays and lesbians, Pope Francis had a wonderful opportunity to extend his message of tolerance to both the religious and social realms.
Simulations indicate that the introduction of a national minimum wage in South Africa could boost household consumption and economic growth as well as reduce inequality and poverty.
White boys from poorer backgrounds repeatedly come up worst when it comes to attainment.