Inequality

Closing the gender gap from below

Closing the gender gap from below “When you want to serve your people and society to contribute to development, you are given negative names,” lamented Gladys Ramatu Bawa, a retired teacher from Sagnarigu Munic...

Inequality kills | PennLive Letters

The ten richest men in the world have more than doubled their wealth during the pandemic, from $700 billion to $1.5 trillion. Meanwhile, the incomes of 99% of the world have gone down. Oxfam notes that the ex...

Vaccine inequality in poor states

By Tafara Mtutu It has been almost two years since Covid-19 was declared a global pandemic and almost a year since the first vaccine was approved by the World Health Organization (WHO). Today the world ...

The filthy dust of inequalities

On Friday I hiked the Chicago Gold Coast - Rush Street, State Parkway, Astor Street, and Inner Lake Shore Drive. I was in no rush, so I had plenty of time to think about inequalities. The extreme i...

Japan faces rising inequalities

The Japanese stock market rose and luxury cars are selling well in Tokyo after eight years of economic growth under Abenomics. Abenomics is the economic policy initiated under former Prime Minister Shinzo Ab...