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The Great Inequality Debate

Economist Arthur Laffer and author Anand Giridharadas discuss inequality, billionaires and oligarchy in the US.

The Great Inequality Debate

France

France: May Day marked by street brawls and tear gas

More than 150,000 people across the country hit the streets with anarchists centre-stage during rioting in Paris.

May Day: Dozens hurt as anarchists, 'yellow vests' riot in Paris

Opinion

Inequality, injustice and the elite's annual 'show' in Davos

The attendees of the WEF undoubtedly know inequality is a problem, but they're not interested in finding solutions.

Larry Beinhart

by Larry Beinhart

Larry Beinhart

Opinion

Tackling the twin challenges of climate change and inequality

We need the Davos elite to change the rules of the global economy to benefit people and the planet alike.

Jennifer Morgan

by Jennifer Morgan
- Sharan Burrow

Jennifer Morgan

Human Rights

Tax reform plan a 'bid to make US inequality champion'

UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty and rights says proposed tax plan will 'greatly increase' income inequality.

Tax reform plan a 'bid to make US inequality champion'

United Kingdom

UK minorities lag behind white counterparts on income

Despite improvements and a partial closing of the inequality gap, minorities are still at the bottom of wealth pyramid.

Asia Pacific

Four Indonesia billionaires wealthier than 100m poorest

Gap between rich and poor has grown faster in Indonesia than in any other country in Southeast Asia, Oxfam reports.

Four Indonesians richer than poorest 100 million

Human Rights

Seattle in US struggles with high homeless rate

The death of a 19-year-old man along the highway highlights the plight of the rising number of homeless in the area.

Seattle struggles to deal with high homeless rate

Opinion

Dreaming again for equality in India

The Dalits need to be mindful of what to expect and wise to organise the community, and continue their struggle.

Devanuru Mahadeva

by Devanuru Mahadeva

Devanuru Mahadeva

AJ IMPACT

Super-rich: 62 people own as much as half the world

Report by UK charity Oxfam calls for a crackdown on tax havens as the world's wealthiest hide $7.6 trillion from taxes.

Opinion

The world's inequality countdown

The rich can no longer pretend that their wealth benefits the rest of us - the only thing trickling down is inequality.

Winnie Byanyima

by Winnie Byanyima

Winnie Byanyima

Opinion

Poverty in Orhan Pamuk's Turkey

The upcoming snap election offers the perfect opportunity to discuss inequality.

Kaya Genc

by Kaya Genc

Kaya Genc

Head to Head

Inequality: Are the rich cashing in?

Mehdi Hasan challenges former Reagan economic adviser Arthur Laffer on whether slashing taxes helps rich and poor.

AJ IMPACT

Bangladesh tea production hit by protests

Tea workers, who earn $5 a week, decry working conditions and say they are struggling to survive.

AJ IMPACT

London housing prices push workers out

Tens of thousands of low-paid workers have had to move from the British capital due to skyrocketing property prices.