United States

Why Trump's America is more divided than ever

The sorting of Republicans and Democrats along racial, ethnic and religious lines fuels toxic partisanship in the US.

AJ Impact

Hong Kong's women are fighting for housing equality

A British colonial-era policy continues to favour the territory's indigenous men.

Hong Kong's women are fighting for housing equality

AJ Impact

Ultra-rich seeking wealth tax to remedy inequality

The US federal government can only tax income, not property, but there is a growing call for a so-called 'wealth tax'.

Ultra-rich seeking wealth tax to remedy inequality

AJ Impact

Racial disparity: White neighbourhoods and investment capital

Urban Institute: Investors are putting significantly more money in Chicago's white neighbourhoods

Racial disparity: White neighbourhoods and investment capital

AJ Impact

Amazon CEO confronted by protester in Las Vegas

World's richest man heckled by animal rights activist while on stage at a space and robotics event.

Amazon CEO confronted by protester in Las Vegas

United States

Lost wealth: Low-income New York City homeowners are losing

Court records suggest NYC is stripping decades of real-estate wealth from low-income residents, many women and seniors.

Lost wealth: Low-income New York City homeowners are losing

AJ IMPACT

Bill Joy: Battling climate change one investment at a time

The tech legend's innovations laid the foundations of the modern internet. Now, he's working to save the planet.

Bill Joy: Battling climate change one investment at a time

AJ IMPACT

As India grows, why are fewer women finding employment?

Economists say women are dropping out of the workforce because of slow job creation and a male dominated culture.

As India grows, why are fewer women finding employment?

UpFront

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