Income inequality

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Turns out, Harvard students aren’t that smart after all | Tayo Bero
A whopping 43% of white students weren’t admitted on merit. One might call it affirmative action for the rich and privileged

Tayo Bero

17, Nov, 2021 @11:19 AM

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Elon Musk v Jeff Bezos: the ridiculous rivalry of the world’s richest men
The wealth of the Tesla boss and would-be space coloniser has overtaken that of his Amazon rival. How does he plan to celebrate? By being as puerile as possible

29, Sep, 2021 @3:11 PM

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With tourism booming, Great Yarmouth dreams of turning the tide
Britons opting not to fly abroad and holiday at home during the pandemic have ushered in new self-belief at the Norfolk resort

Joanna Partridge

24, Sep, 2021 @4:12 PM

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After 200 years, the Spanish Inquisition still exacts its toll | Torsten Bell
Regions worst hit by the religious persecution are substantially economically worse off than areas that escaped

Torsten Bell

22, Aug, 2021 @9:00 AM

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What happens at Sun Valley, the secret gathering of unelected billionaire kings? | Hamilton Nolan
We are developing a private class of billionaire kings whose will is omnipotent and untouchable by any democratic force

Hamilton Nolan

12, Jul, 2021 @10:16 AM

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Pizza Express waiting staff outraged as share of tips is cut
Employees set to lose on average £2,000 a year after money left by customers is diverted to increase the pay of kitchen workers

Sarah Butler

30, May, 2021 @5:30 AM

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British families took bigger hit to income during Covid pandemic than Europeans
UK’s greater inequality levels made impact worse for the less well off, study suggests

Michael Savage

18, Apr, 2021 @6:45 AM

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IMF calls for wealth tax to help cover cost of Covid pandemic
Fiscal monitor says rich should pay more tax on temporary basis to help support poor and vulnerable

Larry Elliott Economics editor

07, Apr, 2021 @12:00 PM

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IMF calls for tax hikes on wealthy to reduce income gap
Global lender of last resort warns inequality exacerbated by Covid crisis could trigger social unrest

Phillip Inman

01, Apr, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Businesses may be forced to reveal pay gap between ethnic minority and white staff
Boris Johnson’s race equality advisers are expected to suggest change after study of employment market

Rajeev Syal

26, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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It's heartless to blame job losses on unemployed people – but it's how much of Britain thinks | Polly Toynbee
Only by engaging people with inequality on a local level can we turn around Britain’s blame culture and address social injustice, says Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee

Polly Toynbee

25, Feb, 2021 @5:37 PM

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The Guardian view on benefits: the £20 uplift must stay | Editorial
Editorial: There could be no worse moment to cut universal credit than the middle of a pandemic. The chancellor should give way

Editorial

09, Feb, 2021 @7:12 PM

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