A new approach to urban planning is needed to restore hope in African cities. There are three keys that can help unlock this.
Despite growing public discussion of the risk of civil war in the US, a political violence scholar says widespread civil strife is unlikely to happen – but other political violence is more likely.
The rising cost of groceries and gas is fueling the fastest increase in consumer prices in 40 years and widening the inflation gap between the rich and poor.
Bleak expectations for 2022.
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How two Canadian teams of economists and epidemiologists studied COVID-19 from a social science perspective to show that higher national income inequality is associated with worse COVID outcomes.
It will cost tens of billions of dollars to find and remove all the lead service lines that deliver water to US homes and schools. A public health expert explains why he sees it as money well spent.
As the year ends, New Zealand has done well in important global measures of success. But closer to home, the numbers often told a different story.
Southern California is on the front line of climate change, and recent survey data shows that residents are feeling its effects in many ways.
The pandemic has increased vulnerability and poverty for female-headed households more than for male-headed households.
Squid Game alludes to anti-worker violence that has permeated South Korean labour history, and reminds viewers of the need to overcome real inequalities.
Ghanaian postcolonial intellectuals viewed terms such as development, neo-colonialism, self-reliance, and indigeneity as central to discussions of global inequalities.
Britain’s economic system is built on inequality. Few governments have attempted to rectify this.
Many vulnerable people are unable to engage with their energy usage online, leading to higher bills and even debt and illness.
Smart cities’ focus on technology has made the digital divide worse, not better. The new infrastructure law could change that.
Properly engaged and monitored, Nigeria’s private sector can do more in COVID vaccination exercise.
The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act designates broadband internet access as an essential service and targets billions of dollars to close the digital divide.
School closures have immediate and long-term effects on students, both emotionally and economically. They will also have a ripple effect on a country and on income inequality.
What will the US$1.2 trillion infrastructure bill pay for? Here are some of the things it will help build, fix or remove.
Climate justice is about both where emissions come from and who suffers the consequences.