South Africans would rather see efforts go into tackling other challenges – but climate change will intensify those challenges.
The new book is structured around apartheid profiteers, war profiteers, state capture profiteers, welfare profiteers, failing auditors, conspiring consultants and bad lawyers.
Jiang oversaw China’s reemergence on the global stage, and sustained growth at home. But his policies also set the scene for excess and the growth of President Xi Jinping.
South Africa had one of the best national gender machineries globally. But, these were dismantled and replaced with a dysfunctional ministry for women, youth and people with disabilities.
Child sponsorship is often billed as a significant way of improving children’s lives. However, sponsorship is based on narratives that fail to address the role of rich countries in global poverty.
The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated social and economic inequality for women. Women have lost ground in the workforce and have been slower to return to work than men.
In 2018, Africa accounted for 70% of the world’s people displaced by armed conflict and human rights abuses.
As Latin American communities continue to grow, universities must teach students about Latin America and Latinx communities in interdisciplinary ways.
Lockdown measures may stop the spread of the virus. But they can also lead to a larger and more protracted public health crisis in the form of deprivation and hunger.
The new coalition government must act quickly to address the kingdom’s massive socio-economic problems, and restore faith in democracy.
The United States has more economic inequality than other wealthy nations.
Poorer Australians have shorter life expectancies and are more likely to live with long-term health conditions than their wealthier peers.
The 1986 research revealed that a large proportion of the community members surveyed thought that Wits served mainly white, corporate interests.
Review chaired by Peter Shergold found that while the pandemic affected us all, its “burden was not shared equally”.
If governments fail to take action, the cost of living crisis will worsen the impact of the pandemic this winter, and vice versa.
An unfunded expansion of the social transfer system could lead to even worse economic outcomes — the medicine should not be worse than the disease.
Research on Hurricane Harvey found that flood insurance and strong social networks were key factors in determining how quickly people recovered, regardless of socioeconomic status.
Two education researchers say one of the most widely used terms in school reform debates should be retired because of its potential to do more harm than good.
Scapegoating immigrants will not result in significantly improved healthcare service provision, reduced crime or less unemployment.
The first interim report of the Commission’s five-yearly productivity inquiry glosses over inequity.