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Can Trump's plan to give away money ease coronavirus blow?

The White House pushes the prospect of $1,000 direct cash payments to Americans to cushion fallout from coronavirus.

Can Trump's plan to give away money ease coronavirus blow?

Opinion

What coronavirus has taught us about inequality

Pandemics do not materialise in isolation. They are part and parcel of capitalism and colonisation.

Edna Bonhomme

by Edna Bonhomme

Edna Bonhomme

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Coronavirus highlights lack of safety net for gig workers

Contractors without paid sick leave are on the front lines of the pandemic.

Coronavirus highlights lack of safety net for gig workers

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In wake of Trump's travel ban, the rich turn to private jets

Those who can afford the ride flood private jet companies with requests for travel between the US and Europe.

In wake of Trump's travel ban, the rich turn to private jets

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This report confirms it: Almost everyone is biased against women

The UN says bias blocks women from accessing education, jobs and political power - and that is bad for everyone.

This report confirms it: Almost everyone is biased against women

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College admissions scandal: Reckoning day for Hot Pockets heiress

Prosecutors are seeking 21 months in prison for Hot Pockets heiress Michelle Janavs who faces sentencing on Tuesday.

College admissions scandal: Reckoning day for Hot Pockets heiress

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Short Answer

Will Trump's 'public charge' rule keep poor migrants out of US?

The expanded rule makes immigrants ineligible for US entry or legal status if they receive public benefits.

Will Trump's 'public charge' rule keep poor migrants out of US?

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Coronavirus poses risks to global economy's fragile recovery: IMF

IMF says global economic recovery will be shallow and could be derailed by a further spread of the coronavirus.

Coronavirus poses risks to global economy's fragile recovery: IMF

Opinion

It is time to bill the billionaires

The 1 percent does not have solutions for our system of inequality because they are its primary beneficiaries.

Jenny Ricks

by Jenny Ricks

Jenny Ricks

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Mind the gap: 22 men are richer than all of Africa's women

A new report by Oxfam shows that the world's wealthiest 1 percent continue to control more wealth than most others.

Mind the gap: 22 men are richer than all of Africa's women

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With Harry out, the royal family may have to change its ways

If Harry and Meghan show that royals can survive without public money, then what happens to the other royals?

With Harry out, the royal family may have to change its ways

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Black economists recall a half-century of struggle

The share of black people represented in economics has trended downward since the mid-1990s.

Black economists recall a half-century of struggle

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Will the LatAm backlash against free-market policies persist?

Frustration with inequality sparked protests across Latin America last year, but will they maintain momentum in 2020?

Will the LatAm backlash against free-market policies persist?

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Bill Gates, ending the decade richer, calls for higher wealth tax

The US billionaire says the rich, including himself and his wife, should pay more taxes than they currently do.

Bill Gates, ending the decade richer, calls for higher wealth tax

Opinion

What protests in Lebanon can tell us about inequality worldwide

Confronting inequalities is not about merely bridging gaps, it requires confronting entrenched interests.

Mona Fawaz

by Mona Fawaz

Mona Fawaz