When people get locked into the gig economy, it adversely affects other areas of their lives, from health to housing
Millions of American children are being cared for by grandparents. To honor Grandparents Day we ask: What are the social and health impacts of this often unexpected turn of events?
South Africa should look towards inclusive growth to push back the growing levels of poverty within the population.
South Africa's recently announced economic recovery plan failed to break away from the cumbersome neo-liberal line.
Inequality is bad for all Indonesians, including the middle and upper classes, because it causes more violence, more people with mental illness and less chance for us to better our lives.
The notion that obesity mostly afflicts the poor is a misconception.
Inequality was the hot button issue at the triennial meeting of the world's top economists.
Drug deaths in Scotland are now among the highest in Europe. What can be done?
Inequality of opportunities accounts for roughly 8% of income inequality in Australia.
Low-income Canadians lack nutritious food options in part due to negative societal attitudes about them.
Only very low-income Americans who are working or looking for work are eligible for federal, time-limited welfare dollars. This restriction doesn't always help them get back on their feet.
Namibian crafters may be on the verge of commercial success with the carving of the Makalani nut. But they are not sure if they want to commercialise operations.
Trump's rationale for cutting the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families program rests on a myth at odds with contemporary data.
Depending on where you live, having a disability can cost thousands of additional dollars per year. Government programs often don't account for that.
Conflict and poverty further deepen the impacts of climate change, resulting widening income inequality between women and men.
International tourism is a booming business, with tourists spending US$1.4 trillion each year. Who's benefiting from this outlay of cash?
To honour the legacy of Nelson Mandela, South Africa could do with its citizens becoming more active in driving development - particularly efforts to tackle poverty an inequality.
Tough socio-economic conditions, among others, make kidnapping a thriving business in Nigeria. A strong justice system along with stiff punishment for the crime are needed.
Henry David Thoreau might appear to be very ill-adapted for the modern West – but his writing contains some striking lessons for the modern world.
It could make women agents of change and development in Southeast Asia.