Inequality
Oxfam: COVID-19, inequality, rising food prices driving severe poverty and other stories

Today we look at an Oxfam report on global extreme poverty rates, rising deaths among unhoused people across the US, and more

People’s Summit to highlight inequality in face of Biden’s Summit of the Americas

A diverse coalition of US-based organizations is organizing an alternative to the OAS summit, shedding light on inequality and imperialism

Gabriel Boric takes office as Chile’s new president

The inauguration of the progressive Gabriel Boric marks the beginning of a new era of social justice in Chile

How can we solve inequality?

Oxfam’s latest report on global inequality has highlighted some alarming statistics on how wealth distribution has worsened during the pandemic.

Oxfam inequality report Rising inequality a form of economic violence by governments, says Oxfam report

The report claims that misplaced government policies have resulted in rising inequality, with the wealth of the top 10 richest men doubling during the pandemic between March 2020 and November 2021 when the incomes of 99% of the world’s population have suffered

Gabriel Boric’s victory in Chile’s presidential run-off hailed across the globe

Political leaders from across the globe hailed the victory of Gabriel Boric of the left-wing Approve Dignity coalition in Chile’s presidential elections. Boric won the presidency with 55.87% of the votes

UK Higher Education workers strike for fair pay, working conditions and other stories

Today we look at the UCU strike across 58 UK universities over pay and conditions, the re-imposition of the Remain in Mexico migrant policy by the US, and more

The Pandemic Treaty Proposal expands global health inequities

The World Health Assembly Special Session in November will be considering the benefits of developing a new international instrument on pandemic preparedness and response. Rich countries are using the opportunity to sideline discussions on equity in public health

Our future vs. neoliberalism

In country after country around the world, people are rising up to challenge entrenched, failing neoliberal political and economic systems, with mixed but sometimes promising results.

Hunger stalks the United States

The Unity and Survival Program of the Philadelphia Liberation Center provided essential food support to a struggling population as the pandemic wreaked havoc. Their success demonstrates that the problem of hunger haunting the United States can be solved with the right political will

The long shadow of hunger in India

From tribal communities in the forests to daily wage workers in the metros, hunger afflicted millions of Indians throughout the last year. Meanwhile, the central government had massive stocks of grain

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