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Across Australia, people are feeling squeezed by stagnant wages and insecure work.
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These creative ideas are born of good intentions, but many miss the mark.
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Inequality in Australia is at a 70-year high. Unfair dinkum.
The world is getting much, much, more equal, although you might not believe that when you read today's headlines. Every year when the world's best and brightest descend on Davos to attend the World Ec...
Even as a veteran of numerous Oxfam global inequality reports I was shocked when our latest research found that just eight individuals own the same wealth as the poorest half of the planet. That's 3.6...
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Less competition = higher prices and lower quality.
Billionaires had a pretty awesome 2016.
Economics is about maximising wellbeing, not money.
One only has to look at the current US election to see the impact inequality can have.
Rising property prices disproportionately impact women.
Where, in all of this talk of the economy, is the issue of poverty, both in Australia and abroad? What are the implications of the major parties' policies for poverty and inequality, two issues that bring a much-needed ethical inflection to the too often grubby business of electioneering?
I’ve heard people talk in the way I used to talk. They say, “one step at a time”. They’ll correct themselves when it’s an issue of sexuality or ethnicity, but when it comes to special needs they give themselves a free pass.
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Parents who can afford to opt for a private school no doubt believe that they are doing what's best. And perhaps they are -- for their own family. However, this "every man for himself" attitude -- although a natural survival instinct -- does not benefit society as a whole.
The old myth that inequality is the price you pay for economic growth has been shattered. For economic growth to be both strong and sustainable, it must also be inclusive. Our economy needs to include more people and benefit more people.