Tag Archives: Inequality

The north is still falling behind the rest of the UK – what can we do?

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With the right leadership and support, the north of England can return to its former status as a leading economic and social force for change.

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Ed Miliband might make you cringe, but if you care about inequality he’s the only option you have

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Rampant and unjustifiable inequality is the biggest issue Britain faces, and he gets it.

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Ed Miliband must talk about the thing he’s passionate about – rampant inequality

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Talk about inequality again, Ed. Get angry about it. You’ll be surprised how many people are with you.

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The psychological cost of inequality

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Inequality is at a record high in Britain, and it’s costing us our happiness.

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Austerity (still) won’t balance the books

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Austerity not only drives the growing inequality in our society, it drives the divisiveness that demonises the migrant, the welfare claimant or the public sector worker.

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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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