Tag Archives: Inequality

Pay at the top has become a self-enriching racket

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The relationship between bonus increases and profit growth is virtually non-existent.

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It isn’t just child poverty that limits social mobility; inequality does too

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The side of social mobility that no politician will talk about: making rich-but-dim children downwardly mobile.

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Older women are demanding a better deal and Labour must deliver it

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The UK has a 43 per cent gap between pensions received by men and women – the third highest level in the EU.

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New cost of living figures show real effect of recession on pay

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Things are actually even worse than they seem.

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Inequality: where Labour really did ‘crash the car’

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It isn’t just wealth that concentrates; opportunity does too.

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Osborne plans to increase inequality in the UK

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This is part of a plan to hit the poorest as hard as possible with benefit cuts whilst at the same time saying that if you can afford to save you need not pay tax at all.

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New ONS figures reveal the startling state of health inequality

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Men living in the most deprived areas of the country will live almost 20 years less than those in the least deprived areas.

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Blair playing down his wealth is a reminder that we need to tackle inequality

Blair was right, Labour does need to move out of its ‘comfort zone’ – the comfort zone of refusing to discuss inequality.

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Africa is losing six-and-a-half-times the amount it receives in aid

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Wealthy governments, including the UK, bear responsibility for much of Africa’s loss of resources.

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It’s time for a maximum pay ratio

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The average pay of a FTSE 100 CEO has rocketed from around £1 million a year in the late 1990s to closer to £5 million today.

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