Initiatives to boost South Africa’s economy could reinforce structural weaknesses without addressing the high levels of inequality.
Governments' lack of response to rising inequality is not a problem of knowledge or public support. The problem is that those whose needs are being ignored must find a way to make themselves heard.
In the next Congress, white men will make up 60 percent of the House and 71 percent of the Senate – a historic low.
Scotland tends to take a more progressive approach to inequality, but how is it actually faring compared to the rest of the UK?
Most researchers use the UN's Human Development Index to measure each country's progress, but that system has flaws. A new, simplified index aims to do it better.
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.