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Staggering US wealth inequality heaps long-term harm on to minority children

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African American children are suffering long-term disadvantages as a result of vast and growing disparities in the wealth of US families, with Black families with kids having access to barely 1 cent for every dollar e...

Wishful thinking will not close Britain’s widening inequality gap

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Optimism helps get us through tough times, and the Covid pandemic has had plenty of those. The recent reopening of the UK economy has provided grounds for optimism, with firms hiring at a swift pace. But wishful think...

The Guardian view on global vaccine inequality: unwise as well as unethical

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The statistics are stark and shaming. During an exasperated intervention earlier this week, the World Health Organization’s director general, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, pointed out that of 4.8bn Covid vaccine doses d...

A-level and GCSE results show pandemic has widened inequality

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With A-level and GCSE results now published, we’ve learned how much England’s education system relies on exam results, and how many of society’s inequalities have been made more extreme. It’s long been known that inde...

Americans deeply divided over US progress on racial inequality, verslag vind

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As racial reckoning and critical race theory continue to dominate headlines across the US, a new report by the Pew Research Center found that many Americans remain deeply divided over the nation’s progress in addressi...

Coronavirus live nuus: South Korea reports record new cases; WHO calls for end to ‘disgraceful’ vaccine inequality

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South Korea confirms 2,200 new cases in one day; WHO calls on 20 most powerful world leaders to end vaccine inequality

Gross inequality stoked the violence in South Africa. It’s a warning to us all

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‘It feels qualitatively different this time.” There are few people I know in South Africa who don’t think this about the carnage now engulfing the nation. Violence was institutionalised during the years of apartheid. ...

BME-mense in Engeland staar steeds rassegelykheid in die gesig, verslag sê

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'N Omvattende oorsig oor rassegelykheid in Engeland het gewaarsku dat die regering se benadering die gevaar loop om internasionale menseregteverpligtinge te versuim. Die verslag, saamgestel deur die Runnymede Trust met behulp van bewyse uit ...

Billions pledged to tackle gender inequality at UN forum

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Billions of pounds will be pledged to support efforts to tackle gender inequality this week at the largest international conference on women’s rights in more than 25 jare. The Generation Equality Forum, hosted in Par...

How America’s treeless streets are fueling inequality

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Every weekday at 6am, 68-year-old Ana Adelea-Lopez walks through her Houston neighborhood to the bus stop. On the way, she passes a series of apartment complexes, telephone poles and metal fences on a long stretch of ...

Vaccine inequality: how rich countries cut Covid deaths as poorer fall behind

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Developed countries are seeing the benefits of quickly vaccinating their populations, but concerns remain about the unequal share of global vaccine supplies Mon 28 Jun 2021 05.08 EDT ...

Switch to more home working after Covid ‘will make gender inequality worse’

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The permanent switch to more home working following the pandemic will cause rising gender inequality in the workplace, according to experts, unless employers carefully monitor their new working policies to make sure w...

Vaccine inequality exposed by dire situation in world’s poorest nations

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Enigste 1% van die 1.3 billion vaccines injected around the world have been administered in Africa – and that comparative percentage has been declining in recent weeks. It is a stark figure that underlines just how seriou...

Tackling cross-country inequality is the key to global stability

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What is remarkable about the increase in nationalist sentiment across the developed world in recent years is that it is occurring at a time when many of today’s most pressing challenges, including the climate emergenc...

Greta Thunberg condemns vaccine inequality between rich and poor countries

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Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has urged governments, vaccine developers and the world to “step up their game” to fight vaccine inequity after the richest countries bought up most Covid-19 vaccine doses and t...

VS om 'n oplewing na die Covid te betree 'wat verskeur word deur ongelykheid in inkomste,’Sê JP Morgan-baas

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Die VSA is "verskeur en verlam deur die politiek, sowel as rasse- en inkomstegelykheid ”, maar is op die punt om na 'n oplewing in die pandemie te tree, volgens JP Morgan-baas Jamie Dimon. In sy jaarlikse brief aan aandeelhouers het Dimon,...

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