Inequality

We owe children an apology for the state of the nation, says Caledonian Road author Andrew O’Hagan
Books

We owe children an apology for the state of the nation, says Caledonian Road author Andrew O’Hagan

The Scottish author’s new novel holds those responsible for the state of the nation to account

Investment in social housing is an investment in people
John Bird

Investment in social housing is an investment in people

Let us commit to building more social housing and, at the same time, make it more equitable by helping its occupants to get out of poverty

Assisted dying: The right to die shouldn’t only be for the rich. But could legalising it harm the poor?
Assisted dying

Assisted dying: The right to die shouldn’t only be for the rich. But could legalising it harm the poor?

People feel ‘priced out’ of a dignified death because going to Dignitas is so costly. But there are fears vulnerable people would be ‘lining up in their droves’ if assisted dying was legalised

It’s self interest that keeps our class system exactly where it is 
John Bird

It’s self interest that keeps our class system exactly where it is 

Ava DuVernay on Origin: ‘I want it to be the kind of film you think about after you’ve left the theatre’
Interview

Ava DuVernay on Origin: ‘I want it to be the kind of film you think about after you’ve left the theatre’

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UK is ‘failing’ children as death rates rise, poverty surges and health declines at ‘alarming’ rate
Child poverty

UK is ‘failing’ children as death rates rise, poverty surges and health declines at ‘alarming’ rate

Tories unveil plan to make UK ‘most accessible place in the world’ – but does it go far enough?
Disabilities

Tories unveil plan to make UK ‘most accessible place in the world’ – but does it go far enough?

‘An urgent wake-up call’: Half of disabled people are struggling to pay their energy bills
Cost of living crisis

‘An urgent wake-up call’: Half of disabled people are struggling to pay their energy bills

It’s 20 years and six prime ministers since UK last saw a sustained fall in poverty. Yes, really
Poverty

It’s 20 years and six prime ministers since UK last saw a sustained fall in poverty. Yes, really

Brits are £10,000 poorer now than in 2010, study finds: ‘Everywhere has been levelled down’
Poverty

Brits are £10,000 poorer now than in 2010, study finds: ‘Everywhere has been levelled down’

Wealth of world’s five richest men doubles as five billion people get poorer: ‘It’s not democratic’
Wealth tax

Wealth of world’s five richest men doubles as five billion people get poorer: ‘It’s not democratic’

Ethnic minorities are still paid less than white colleagues – and pay parity is long, long overdue
Ethnicity pay gap

Ethnic minorities are still paid less than white colleagues – and pay parity is long, long overdue

Anger as energy firms allowed to resume force-fitting prepayment meters: ‘Cruel and dangerous’
Energy bills

Anger as energy firms allowed to resume force-fitting prepayment meters: ‘Cruel and dangerous’

Time is up for Big Pharma’s grip on global health
Nick Dearden

Time is up for Big Pharma’s grip on global health

Young woman estranged from family recalls fight for survival amid cost of living crisis: ‘I was scared’
Cost of living crisis

Young woman estranged from family recalls fight for survival amid cost of living crisis: ‘I was scared’

Millionaires and economists tell G20 leaders to ‘tax the super-rich’ with much-needed wealth tax
Wealth Tax

Millionaires and economists tell G20 leaders to ‘tax the super-rich’ with much-needed wealth tax

Over one third of homes set to face dangerous overheating – with poorest households hit hardest
Climate crisis

Over one third of homes set to face dangerous overheating – with poorest households hit hardest

Seven things Labour needs to do to make levelling up actually work
Levelling Up

Seven things Labour needs to do to make levelling up actually work

A mother felt ‘stripped of humanity’ when her baby was taken away. There was ‘no support’ from public services
Inequality

A mother felt ‘stripped of humanity’ when her baby was taken away. There was ‘no support’ from public services

Women in North East of England nearly twice as likely to die early from suicide, addiction or domestic homicide
Health inequalities

Women in North East of England nearly twice as likely to die early from suicide, addiction or domestic homicide

Tragedy at sea shows the stark contrast by which we value human life
Zoe Gardner

Tragedy at sea shows the stark contrast by which we value human life

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The Sunday Times Rich List is back. Is it time for a wealth tax?
Inequality

The Sunday Times Rich List is back. Is it time for a wealth tax?

Big Issue founder wants to ‘redesign’ government to end poverty
Poverty

Big Issue founder wants to ‘redesign’ government to end poverty

Tax the jets: Record number of private jet flights last year, report shows
Air travel

Tax the jets: Record number of private jet flights last year, report shows

How much is King Charles’s coronation costing in the cost of living crisis?
Coronation

How much is King Charles’s coronation costing in the cost of living crisis?