The most likely explanation for the unrest lies not in Beijing’s influence over the city, but rather the nature of Hong Kong government and society itself.
The South African Broadcasting Corporation, like South Africa itself, is a symbol of contradictions. While there are bad people who work for it, there are also many good ones.
Why a spontaneous popular movement emerged in Hong Kong.
Studies suggest that marriage improves your health. But bisexuals don't seem to reap those benefits.
Foreign universities can provide quality education while also opening avenues for global research. However, initiatives must be put in place to make sure they are accessible to all Indonesians.
The key to arresting galloping inequality in Australia comes down to housing policy and reversing spiralling housing costs.
Germany's rising inequality shows what happens when consumers and companies don't widely embrace innovation.
Single parents and unmarried parents who live together spend less on their children than married parents.
Women's football has made great strides, but when it comes it comes to media coverage, governance or funding, female athletes still suffer greatly from gender bias.
The Institute for Health and Welfare issued an "errata" to correct statements about inequality that were perfectly correct.
South Africa and Nigeria need to lead policy debates on long term measures to address migration in Africa.
Freedom of Information documents show the Bureau of Statistics spent a good deal of effort toning down news of rising inequality. The Productivity Commission seems to have been at it too.
In his valedictory address, outgoing secretary of the Prime Minister's Department Martin Parkinson, condemned “entrenched disadvantage” in Australia.
A fundamental driver of inequality is the race to the bottom in how governments set their corporate tax rates.
Better data would tell us more about the ultrawealthy, but they really do seem to be growing more wealthy, more quickly, than the rest of us.
Income is a useful measure for tracking economic progress over time. But a broader lens is needed to understand the relational and often political ways in which poverty emerges and is reproduced.
A new Grattan Institute study finds that for the first time in a long time, young Australians are no better off than those who came before, and are likely to do worse.
City rankings have become big business – but this expert thinks it's best to ignore them.
Populism is on the rise in countries where inequality has been fairly stable over time, as well as countries where inequality has grown.
How an implant is designed, tested, regulated and discussed with patients tends to disadvantage women. It's time that changed.