Aquaculture is endangering the marine environment, threatening the livelihood of small-scale fishers and food security.
Communities that are majority black, Hispanic or Native American are over 50 percent more vulnerable to wildfire compared to other communities.
The UN's special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights will look at the effects of austerity on the UK's most vulnerable.
Barangaroo is an example of a development with admirable green credentials, but it is also an exclusive precinct that has played a role in displacing the disadvantaged from this part of Sydney.
There's so much that can be done to tackle the problem, The UK's levels of homelessness are dwarfed by the US' But so much more could be done to tackle the problem.
While government payments and programs go some way to reducing inequality, the transformation of the labour market and its institutions has cut workers' share of the pie to historic lows.
The map will help uncover real experiences of gender inequality in public places, from sports facilities to public transport, community services and infrastructure, to simply walking down the street.
The chances of your genetic data being recorded by the state depend on who you are.
Real tax reform is about more than cutting taxes to woo voters. It's about making the system fairer.
Outed. Denied care. Openly harassed. These are just a few of the experiences reported by American transgender and non-binary individuals when seeking medical care or social services.
The rental housing market in Nairobi’s informal settlements offers its tenant households a perverse market outcome of higher prices for lower quality products
Proposed changes to South African labour laws threaten to set back workers rights.
The global poverty plot is thicker than what the World Bank would have us believe.
A person in the US can expect to live an average of 78.8 years. But that number can change by decades depending on the community they come from.
One of the largest concentrations of poverty in the US exists in communities at the US-Mexico border called 'colonias.' These informal settlements lack access to basic infrastructure.
Ramaphosa's stimulus package is more interesting for what it says about the politics of economic decision making than for its likely impact on the economy.
Its extremely common, everywhere, for large numbers of people to pay no net tax. It tells us nothing about the size of the welfare state or about whether it bribes people to keep tax high.
New data underscore that adults with no high school diploma or GED are at the greatest risk for the leading causes of disease and death.
Shortcomings of Namibia's land reforms suggest that voluntary, market-based transactions might not be suitable.
A critical review of research into inequality shows the formula for reducing it is surprisingly simple.