Unconventional policies can be used to alleviate — instead of exacerbate — inequality, something Canadians are clamouring for. The Bank of Canada needs to rediscover its former innovation zeal.
Most pandemic policies have benefited those already best off in US society and ignored people for whom neither mass shutdowns nor reopening offer relief.
Adopting a universal basic income requires a fundamental restructuring of the existing social safety net in Canada, and would not necessarily conquer income inequality and poverty.
Ghanaian consumption patterns towards fast food are evolving.
Modest changes to Australia’s paid parental provision can help address the gender gap in unpaid and paid work between mothers and fathers.
Rebuilding cities post-pandemic will start with neighbourhood hope, and strong social and community planning.
Hundreds of thousands of Australians are forced into inadequate or unhealthy housing by high housing costs.
We decided to dig into the statistics and compare the experience of financial stress in Indigenous and non-Indigenous households.
Our findings surprised us.
Canada is the only G7 country that doesn’t have an inheritance tax. A new report says that should change. The idea of sharing the wealth from one generation to another is not new.
The state plays a strategic role, but they are also driven by financial markets – not central plans.
News that Australian CEO pay has soared to a 17-year high at a time when ordinary workers’ wages are flatlining is ultimately bad news for economic growth and prosperity.
Competition between neighbours turns up the volume on inequality. Homicide and civil war may be the result.