In the past few decades, there's been more critique of global knowledge inequalities and the global North's dominance.
Caregivers using privilege to buy their children's way into, and through, education is not a Hollywood anomaly, nor the domain of elites. The middle class have been doing it in Australia for decades.
A new book makes a devastating case about the damaging effects of unconscious bias in a world skewed heavily towards men.
A national minimum wage could benefit young people who have jobs and stimulate those who have given up trying to find work. But those without work need additional help.
Imagine if the amount of tax everyone paid was public knowledge – they do it in Sweden.
The way books are sorted at the library can be highly political, touching upon issues of race and identity.
Eleven percent of Americans spend more than half of their paycheck on housing. These households rate their health as lower and are less likely to have access to enough nutritious food.
Even if wealthy parents don't resort to the kind of illegal tactics in the recent college cheating scandal revealed by the FBI, the college admission process still favors the rich, scholars argue.
Prostate cancer outcomes have differed between black men and other ethnic groups for decades. Could improving the way doctors talk and share information with black patients make a difference?
President Trump says that the white working class is being pushed out of the job market. But that doesn't seem to be true for the best-paying blue-collar jobs.
Knife crime incidents are individual tragedies, but rising homicide rates reveal a changing society which is ill at ease.
Budgets will increasingly acknowledge that welfare is about us, rather than us versus them.
Supertaxes on very high earners needn't be a problem.
Thanks to a long history of exclusionary government programs, the typical black family now has only 10 cents for every dollar held by the typical white family.
Research suggests the government's dismantling of democracy could cost the country dear.
Guaranteeing unemployed South Africans a job at the minimum wage would have a range of positive outcomes for the economy.
In the US, black children wait longer to be adopted and cost less to adopt than white children.
Approximately 50% of the UK's poorest people live over 15 miles from a national park and most people require transport to get to them.
Inequality is one of the major issues of the modern age – but understanding where it happens is harder than you think.
Mexico's new president has reduced his own salary and demanded that all federal workers
– including lawmakers and judges – take a massive pay cut, too. That may be illegal.