The economic transformation discussion document released by South Africa's governing party, the ANC, fails to be radical.
Analysis shows that rising inequality over the past 20 years makes it harder to increase taxes and makes citizens less willing to pay them.
Those whose parents own a home are able to take advantage of a wider set of opportunities than others.
Analysis of MySchool data shows that selective public schools are selecting fewer students from the most disadvantaged backgrounds, thus worsening inequality in the school system.
The first US Truth and Reconciliation Commission was set up in 1999. Here's why truth commissions matter today.
South Africa's mining industry is on an unsustainable trajectory and needs to undergo fundamental transformation that emphasises transparency, equity, and community participation.
Our big cities increase incomes faster than population growth, but most residents miss out on the extra income growth. Creating multiple centres of activity may help make bigger better for everyone.
South African President, Jacob Zuma, wasted lots of time and space in cheap politicking instead of galvanising South Africans to work together for a better future.
The world needs an alternative system, measuring economic value in face of the dissatisfaction that brought Donald Trump to the White House.
The IMF has been expressing public concern about inequality since 2010, but this has not translated into concrete action within the IMF’s own policies and programs.
While South Africa's youth unemployment is a structural matter, the country must find ways to alleviate the challenges in the short-term.
The answer to job losses is not economic protectionism, but a strengthening of workers' rights.
The crisis confronting neoliberal capitalism suggests that its internal contradictions are now undermining its very foundations. What can we expect from a post-neoliberal world?
Oxfam is right to highlight disparities in wealth.
In work poverty is a sign the icy tide of capitalism is now lapping at our ankles in the global north.
The talk at the World Economic Forum was about technology killing white and blue collar jobs. What's to come will be decidedly old-fashioned. Our labour movements should be too.
Self-determination, freedom of thought, choice of risk arguably have freed society, but then there's inequality, ill-health and narcissism.
The idea of a minimum wage has become widely accepted so why is a maximum wage so controversial?
The World Economic Forum draws a straight line from social injustice to many of the risks facing the world in 2017.
New ONS data indicate that the UK's poorest households are doing better and the richest are worse off. But this isn't the full picture.