social inequities

The Guardian • social inequities

Issue #1977

Why do we work?

Work, like inequality, appears to be a permanent feature of human existence into the foreseeable future.

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Issue #2017

Marx’s vampire capitalism and the present economic crisis

Friedrich Engels in his The Condition of the Working Class in England (1845) refers to “the vampire property-holding class.” Twenty years later, Karl Marx uses...

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Issue #2014

Gender pay gap remains a national shame

Australia’s gender pay gap remains deeply entrenched thanks to a decade of indifference from the previous Liberal government. That’s according to the latest data released...

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Editorial Issue #1954

ACTU CALLS for GLOBAL SOLIDARITY ON PANDEMIC

The ACTU stated that “[t]he pandemic has highlighted the world’s stark social and health inequities".

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Issue #2017

Corporate bosses’ greed another knife in the back of the Australian working class

As the inflation rate soars to 6.1 per cent and the Australian working class grapples with a cost-of-living crisis, corporate CEOs are taking home more...

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Issue #2014

The tragedy of inaccessible housing and domestic violence

On 1st February at 11:35 PM, I was given the news that my friend, Aminah Hayat, had been allegedly killed by her husband. I had...

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Issue #1978

Wealth gap widens

The latest national income figures showing economic growth barely above zero are suggestive of a sluggish economy, struggling to avoid recession. The economy is hardly...

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