Inequality

Is it time for a wealth tax?
Inequality

Is it time for a wealth tax?

As new figures show billionaires’ wealth has ballooned by £150billion since 2020, campaigners have launched a fresh call for a wealth tax. Here’s what that means and how it could work

The cost of living crisis is hitting everyone’s incomes… except the richest
Cost of living crisis

The cost of living crisis is hitting everyone’s incomes… except the richest

New research shows the cost of living crisis is hitting everyone’s incomes – just not the richest 5 per cent, who will see an income boost over the next two years

People want electric cars and insulated homes but can’t afford them, government told
Environment

People want electric cars and insulated homes but can’t afford them, government told

A report by The Green Alliance calling for ministers to help low and middle earners with the transition to net zero has received cross-party support

Black and minoritised ethnic communities at disproportionate risk of homelessness in the UK
Homelessness

Black and minoritised ethnic communities at disproportionate risk of homelessness in the UK

Social mobility Tsar Katharine Birbalsingh blames lack of progress on government chaos
Social mobility

Social mobility Tsar Katharine Birbalsingh blames lack of progress on government chaos

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These are the jobs with the biggest gender pay gaps in 2022
Gender Pay Gap

These are the jobs with the biggest gender pay gaps in 2022

Inequality is widening in the UK and family wealth is the driving factor
Inequality

Inequality is widening in the UK and family wealth is the driving factor

Where are the superheroes among the super-rich?
Paul McNamee

Where are the superheroes among the super-rich?

Anti-poverty organisations demand ‘direct support’ for UK’s poorest households
Social Justice

Anti-poverty organisations demand ‘direct support’ for UK’s poorest households

Why is everyone talking about trickle-down economics again?
Economics

Why is everyone talking about trickle-down economics again?

If you’re worried about money, here’s a way to make some
Paul McNamee

If you’re worried about money, here’s a way to make some

The Social Distance Between Us review: Darren McGarvey exposes faultline between haves and have-nots
Book reviews

The Social Distance Between Us review: Darren McGarvey exposes faultline between haves and have-nots

The Perfect Golden Circle review: Not just another take on the cultural fights of the ’80s
Book reviews

The Perfect Golden Circle review: Not just another take on the cultural fights of the ’80s

Free school meals pupils earn less than their peers – and the gap only widens as they get older
Free school meals

Free school meals pupils earn less than their peers – and the gap only widens as they get older

Go without Netflix and avocado toast? Young people say they can’t afford essentials let alone luxuries
Cost of living crisis

Go without Netflix and avocado toast? Young people say they can’t afford essentials let alone luxuries

Charity fighting social exclusion in Bristol receives funding boost
Social Justice

Charity fighting social exclusion in Bristol receives funding boost

Cost of living crisis ‘deepening racial inequality’ with 4 in 10 non-white Londoners in poverty
Cost of living crisis

Cost of living crisis ‘deepening racial inequality’ with 4 in 10 non-white Londoners in poverty

Exclusive: Women’s safety funding ‘doesn’t scratch the surface’ of tackling male violence
Violence against women

Exclusive: Women’s safety funding ‘doesn’t scratch the surface’ of tackling male violence

Levelling up? Public spending has increased most in London as the north falls further behind
Levelling up

Levelling up? Public spending has increased most in London as the north falls further behind

Poorest parents spend three times more on childcare than the richest
Childcare

Poorest parents spend three times more on childcare than the richest

The south London café helping people with learning difficulties into work
Hospitality

The south London café helping people with learning difficulties into work

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UK heatwave: Poorest suffer most during extreme temperatures, campaigners warn
Heatwave

UK heatwave: Poorest suffer most during extreme temperatures, campaigners warn

Child poverty: Two-fifths of children under five are missing key developmental milestones
Child poverty

Child poverty: Two-fifths of children under five are missing key developmental milestones

‘We all changed the world in our own ways’: How the first London Pride march changed lives
Social Justice

‘We all changed the world in our own ways’: How the first London Pride march changed lives

BetterPod: Darren McGarvey on how remote politics has wrecked Britain
inequality

BetterPod: Darren McGarvey on how remote politics has wrecked Britain