When high levels of inequality are pointed out, a common response is that the “politics of envy” are being deployed. I heard the phrase myself when I tweeted recently that the share of income going to the richest 0.01% of adults in the UK was almost at a record high, based on my new analysis of UK tax data, writes Mike Brewer of the
Wed, 07 Aug, 2019
Every January we get a glimpse into a different world. A world of billionaires, of business and political elites, mingling in the expensive Swiss mountain resort of Davos for the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, writes
Tue, 22 Jan, 2019
A leading international expert has said that there is a new urgency around gender diversity in leadership roles, despite policies that should have eased the problem around the globe.
Wed, 29 Aug, 2018
We are better educated than men, but earn less and don’t climb the career ladder in the numbers we should. Is this our choice or is the fault of a culture that believes a good mother is always available to her children, asks
Tue, 10 Mar, 2015
Inequality, like the poor, will always be with us, it seems, but yesterday’s Oxfam report which recorded that the combined wealth of the world’s 85 richest people is equal to that of the world’s poorest 3.5bn — half of the world’s population — is shocking.
Tue, 21 Jan, 2014