Inequality

Black and minoritised ethnic communities at disproportionate risk of homelessness in the UK
Homelessness

Black and minoritised ethnic communities at disproportionate risk of homelessness in the UK

A new study by academics at Heriot-Watt University found ethnicity, migration background and discrimination increase the risk of homelessness. Professor Glen Bramley explains

Social mobility Tsar Katharine Birbalsingh blames lack of progress on government chaos
Social mobility

Social mobility Tsar Katharine Birbalsingh blames lack of progress on government chaos

The chair of the social mobility commission, who is also a headteacher, was questioned on the progress the commission has made under her leadership

These are the jobs with the biggest gender pay gaps in 2022
Gender Pay Gap

These are the jobs with the biggest gender pay gaps in 2022

Good news for women who want to work as a secretary, not so great for those who want to be a director, manager, or editor

Inequality is widening in the UK and family wealth is the driving factor
Inequality

Inequality is widening in the UK and family wealth is the driving factor

Where are the superheroes among the super-rich?
Paul McNamee

Where are the superheroes among the super-rich?

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Anti-poverty organisations demand ‘direct support’ for UK’s poorest households
Social Justice

Anti-poverty organisations demand ‘direct support’ for UK’s poorest households

Why is everyone talking about trickle-down economics again?
Economics

Why is everyone talking about trickle-down economics again?

If you’re worried about money, here’s a way to make some
Paul McNamee

If you’re worried about money, here’s a way to make some

The Social Distance Between Us review: Darren McGarvey exposes faultline between haves and have-nots
Book reviews

The Social Distance Between Us review: Darren McGarvey exposes faultline between haves and have-nots

The Perfect Golden Circle review: Not just another take on the cultural fights of the ’80s
Book reviews

The Perfect Golden Circle review: Not just another take on the cultural fights of the ’80s

Liz Truss takes the credit for my idea, but the underlying causes of inequality remain
John Bird

Liz Truss takes the credit for my idea, but the underlying causes of inequality remain

Free school meals pupils earn less than their peers – and the gap only widens as they get older
Free school meals

Free school meals pupils earn less than their peers – and the gap only widens as they get older

Go without Netflix and avocado toast? Young people say they can’t afford essentials let alone luxuries
Cost of living crisis

Go without Netflix and avocado toast? Young people say they can’t afford essentials let alone luxuries

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Cost of living crisis ‘deepening racial inequality’ with 4 in 10 non-white Londoners in poverty
Cost of living crisis

Cost of living crisis ‘deepening racial inequality’ with 4 in 10 non-white Londoners in poverty

Exclusive: Women’s safety funding ‘doesn’t scratch the surface’ of tackling male violence
Violence against women

Exclusive: Women’s safety funding ‘doesn’t scratch the surface’ of tackling male violence

Levelling up? Public spending has increased most in London as the north falls further behind
Levelling up

Levelling up? Public spending has increased most in London as the north falls further behind

Poorest parents spend three times more on childcare than the richest
Childcare

Poorest parents spend three times more on childcare than the richest

The south London café helping people with learning difficulties into work
Hospitality

The south London café helping people with learning difficulties into work

This cost of living tracker shows how bad inflation is in your area
Social Justice

This cost of living tracker shows how bad inflation is in your area

UK heatwave: Poorest suffer most during extreme temperatures, campaigners warn
Heatwave

UK heatwave: Poorest suffer most during extreme temperatures, campaigners warn

Child poverty: Two-fifths of children under five are missing key developmental milestones
Child poverty

Child poverty: Two-fifths of children under five are missing key developmental milestones

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BetterPod: Darren McGarvey on how remote politics has wrecked Britain
inequality

BetterPod: Darren McGarvey on how remote politics has wrecked Britain

Darren McGarvey: ‘Austerity was class war. I want to hit back’
inequality

Darren McGarvey: ‘Austerity was class war. I want to hit back’

Most Brits think today’s children will find life harder than their parents
Social mobility

Most Brits think today’s children will find life harder than their parents

What you need to know about UK inequality
Social Justice

What you need to know about UK inequality