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# inequality - Friday 14 August, 2020

Dr Anthony O'Connor: 'The rhetoric of “all being in it together” is dead'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Dr Anthony O'Connor: 'The rhetoric of “all being in it together” is dead'

Aug 14th 2020, 7:00 AM 54,556 Views 52 Comments

What we now reap is the harvest of decades of inaction on what voters just six short months ago told us were the major issues affecting our society, writes Dr Anthony O’Connor.

# inequality - Thursday 23 January, 2020

Ireland's tax system does 'the most in Europe to reduce inequality', says ESRI
# Inequality
# Inequality

Ireland's tax system does 'the most in Europe to reduce inequality', says ESRI

Jan 23rd 2020, 6:15 AM 18,935 Views 66 Comments

The top 10% of households earn more than 2.6 times that of the middle household in 2017

# inequality - Sunday 14 April, 2019

Private cancer patients getting access to drugs that public patients can't get is 'incredibly unfair'
# Inequality
# Inequality

Private cancer patients getting access to drugs that public patients can't get is 'incredibly unfair'

Apr 14th 2019, 7:47 PM 26,640 Views 74 Comments

The Irish Cancer Society said that lifesaving medicines should be available to everyone who could benefit from them, not just people with private health insurance.

# inequality - Sunday 10 February, 2019

Lynn Ruane: 'We need to change society radically from the ground up'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Lynn Ruane: 'We need to change society radically from the ground up'

Feb 10th 2019, 8:00 PM 33,605 Views 37 Comments

I am a product of the community development projects that have been systematically eroded writes, Senator Lynn Ruane.

# inequality - Sunday 16 December, 2018

Ruud Gullit: 'Almost impossible' for a black person to speak out
# Inequality
From The42
# Inequality

Ruud Gullit: 'Almost impossible' for a black person to speak out

Dec 16th 2018, 2:27 PM 5,374 Views 0 Comments

Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling allegedly received racist abuse from a Blues fan, sparking widespread debate over racism in football and society.

# inequality - Sunday 9 December, 2018

Sterling claims newspapers 'help fuel racism' following alleged abuse at Stamford Bridge
# Inequality
From The42
# Inequality

Sterling claims newspapers 'help fuel racism' following alleged abuse at Stamford Bridge

Dec 9th 2018, 11:50 AM 10,429 Views 26 Comments

The Manchester star posted a message on Instagram criticising the media coverage received by black footballers.

# inequality - Friday 2 November, 2018

How access to health services differs if you've private insurance or are 'in the twilight zone'
# Medical Cards
# Medical Cards

How access to health services differs if you've private insurance or are 'in the twilight zone'

Nov 2nd 2018, 8:40 AM 21,110 Views 26 Comments

Ireland’s two-tiered system contributes to the type of service patients receive, even from public providers, a new report has found.

# inequality - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Homeless and Traveller children 'falling through gaps' in education system
# Report Card
# Report Card

Homeless and Traveller children 'falling through gaps' in education system

Oct 30th 2018, 6:05 AM 17,124 Views 55 Comments

Ireland is one of the best countries in terms of reducing education inequality, but concerns have been raised about vulnerable children.

# inequality - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

'For those concerned about the decline in real wages, there is a solution - join a trade union'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'For those concerned about the decline in real wages, there is a solution - join a trade union'

Jul 25th 2018, 7:00 AM 23,613 Views 50 Comments

Productivity at work is up, but we need to see decent pay rises and career progression for all workers. Trade union membership is the key to this, writes Paul Dillon.

# inequality - Monday 22 January, 2018

The world's richest 1% swallowed up 82% of the wealth created last year
# Davos
# Davos

The world's richest 1% swallowed up 82% of the wealth created last year

Jan 22nd 2018, 7:49 AM 23,353 Views 125 Comments

A new report by Oxfam has found that income inequality is growing.

# inequality - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Dismantling the myth that 'women don't want to do the dirty jobs that men do'
# Inequality
From The Daily Edge
# Inequality

Dismantling the myth that 'women don't want to do the dirty jobs that men do'

Jul 13th 2017, 9:00 PM 12,555 Views 12 Comments

A guide to shutting that argument down.

'The start of Paschal's troubles': Primary teachers reject public sector pay deal
# Pay Inequality
# Pay Inequality

'The start of Paschal's troubles': Primary teachers reject public sector pay deal

Jul 13th 2017, 3:59 PM 12,533 Views 22 Comments

The INTO said that the pay deal did not address the issue of pay inequality for newcomers to the profession.

# inequality - Monday 6 March, 2017

Suicide is killing the most disadvantaged and vulnerable people in Ireland
# Inequality
# Inequality

Suicide is killing the most disadvantaged and vulnerable people in Ireland

Mar 6th 2017, 6:10 AM 16,818 Views 31 Comments

A new report highlights increased risks to individuals, like workers on zero-hour contracts or those who are facing losing their homes.

# inequality - Thursday 3 November, 2016

'You'll never work in this town again': Mila Kunis reveals producer's threat after refusing to pose semi-naked
# Sexism
# Sexism

'You'll never work in this town again': Mila Kunis reveals producer's threat after refusing to pose semi-naked

Nov 3rd 2016, 1:35 PM 53,850 Views 65 Comments

The Black Swan actress has written a powerful essay to stand against sexism in Hollywood.

# inequality - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Who was this Budget for? Big business, landlords and property developers
# Opinion
# Opinion

Who was this Budget for? Big business, landlords and property developers

Oct 12th 2016, 7:00 AM 219 Views 66 Comments

It is summed up by the fact that while TDs will benefit by more than €50 a week, young unemployed people will get a miserly €2.70, writes AAA-PBP TD Paul Murphy.

# inequality - Thursday 28 July, 2016

One in 40 people living in Dublin is a millionaire, according to a new survey
# Inequality
# Inequality

One in 40 people living in Dublin is a millionaire, according to a new survey

Jul 28th 2016, 12:14 PM 44,471 Views 89 Comments

The city’s 32,000 millionaires put it 10th on the list of European cities.

# inequality - Saturday 20 February, 2016

“Tax the rich” isn’t going to solve our problems after the election
# Opinion
# Opinion

“Tax the rich” isn’t going to solve our problems after the election

Feb 20th 2016, 8:00 AM 418 Views 192 Comments

‘Why would you move to Ireland, as a doctor or an executive looking to invest, if you could take a job elsewhere and earn more after tax?’, writes Aaron McKenna.

# inequality - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

'Everyday we work to close the gap': Are the rich still getting richer?
# Disparity
# Disparity

'Everyday we work to close the gap': Are the rich still getting richer?

Feb 17th 2016, 6:07 AM 9,839 Views 42 Comments

Research conducted by Oxfam has found inequality to be a major election issue for voters.

# inequality - Monday 18 January, 2016

A few dozen people now own as much wealth as half of the world's population
# Super Rich
# Super Rich

A few dozen people now own as much wealth as half of the world's population

Jan 18th 2016, 7:38 AM 24,001 Views 73 Comments

New research by Oxfam shows women are also disproportionately affected by global inequality.

# inequality - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

This is why Joan Burton is hailing a 'landmark moment' in Ireland's recovery
# Wheels In Motion
# Wheels In Motion

This is why Joan Burton is hailing a 'landmark moment' in Ireland's recovery

Nov 17th 2015, 1:00 PM 15,678 Views 123 Comments

Just don’t mention the regional unemployment.

# inequality - Saturday 26 September, 2015

David McWilliams turns down Celebrity Economist Debtmatch with Dan O'Brien
# It's The Economy Stupid
# It's The Economy Stupid

David McWilliams turns down Celebrity Economist Debtmatch with Dan O'Brien

Sep 26th 2015, 7:45 AM 19,817 Views 97 Comments

Well, a debate anyway…

# inequality - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Pope Francis will make powerful enemies tomorrow by releasing a radical new document
# Column
# Column

Pope Francis will make powerful enemies tomorrow by releasing a radical new document

Jun 17th 2015, 10:00 PM 123 Views 118 Comments

The pontiff is to issue a scathing papal encyclical directly linking rampant capitalism with irreversible environmental catastrophe and rising global inequality.

# inequality - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Why a fatal Porsche crash is causing uproar in Iran
# The 1 Percent
# The 1 Percent

Why a fatal Porsche crash is causing uproar in Iran

May 5th 2015, 9:48 PM 35,692 Views 19 Comments

It has led to talk about inequality in the country.

# inequality - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

There are now 1,826 billionaires in the world (as the gap between rich and poor widens further)
# Opinion
# Opinion

There are now 1,826 billionaires in the world (as the gap between rich and poor widens further)

Mar 4th 2015, 6:05 PM 505 Views 104 Comments

181 new members joined billionaire club in the past year, while 1 in 9 people in the planet don’t have enough to eat.

# inequality - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

The gap between the rich and poor is widening, thanks to this government
# Opinion
# Opinion

The gap between the rich and poor is widening, thanks to this government

Feb 25th 2015, 6:30 PM 1,492 Views 163 Comments

Economic inequality in increasing in Ireland – despite what TDs might say.

# inequality - Monday 16 February, 2015

How much do the top 1% in Ireland earn a year?
# The 99%
# The 99%

How much do the top 1% in Ireland earn a year?

Feb 16th 2015, 10:01 AM 51,669 Views 86 Comments

And the bottom 90%?

# inequality - Monday 19 January, 2015

The top 1% could soon own more than HALF of global wealth
# Davos
# Davos

The top 1% could soon own more than HALF of global wealth

Jan 19th 2015, 6:30 AM 9,196 Views 61 Comments

But how can this be reversed?

# inequality - Monday 15 December, 2014

Half of all Irish people are willing to pay more tax...
# Spend It Wisely
# Spend It Wisely

Half of all Irish people are willing to pay more tax...

Dec 15th 2014, 3:15 PM 12,061 Views 70 Comments

… provided better public services are thrown into the bargain.

# inequality - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

You were probably taught by a man in university
# Glass Ceiling
# Glass Ceiling

You were probably taught by a man in university

Dec 3rd 2014, 2:41 PM 7,914 Views 67 Comments

New research has shown that the most senior positions in universities are dominated by men.

# inequality - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

The number of billionaires in the world doubled during the global crisis
# Extreme Inequality
# Extreme Inequality

The number of billionaires in the world doubled during the global crisis

Oct 29th 2014, 7:30 PM 12,722 Views 54 Comments

If the richest three people spent $1 million every day, it would take 220 years to run out of money.

# inequality - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Think Ireland's income taxes are already too high? Try 60% for top earners
# Just Take It All
# Just Take It All

Think Ireland's income taxes are already too high? Try 60% for top earners

Oct 8th 2014, 1:55 PM 28,747 Views 145 Comments

TASC wants anyone earning over €100,000 to get a higher tax rate to make things better for everyone else.

# inequality - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

No country in the world gives women the same power, pay and rights it gives to men
# Because I Am A Girl
# Because I Am A Girl

No country in the world gives women the same power, pay and rights it gives to men

Oct 7th 2014, 4:31 PM 14,960 Views 71 Comments

Plan Ireland published a report today that highlighted gender inequality.

# inequality - Monday 15 September, 2014

Conservatives are happier than liberals - but only because they lack empathy
# Not A Care In The World
# Not A Care In The World

Conservatives are happier than liberals - but only because they lack empathy

Sep 15th 2014, 3:30 PM 12,208 Views 56 Comments

DISCUSS…

# inequality - Monday 7 July, 2014

Opinion: An opportunity to rid the world of poverty is on the horizon
# Sustainable Development
# Sustainable Development

Opinion: An opportunity to rid the world of poverty is on the horizon

Jul 7th 2014, 1:00 PM 28 Views 36 Comments

A concerted push for global development, the Millennium Development Goals, will wrap up next year. The UN is meeting today to discuss what comes next – inequality and climate change must be on the agenda this time.

# inequality - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Joan Burton says she has the passion needed to be the next Labour leader
# Leadership Battle
# Leadership Battle

Joan Burton says she has the passion needed to be the next Labour leader

Jun 21st 2014, 8:40 PM 6,646 Views 68 Comments

She said the widening gap between the rich and the poor needs to be tackled.

The world's most famous economist thinks the property tax is unfair*
# Verdict
# Verdict

The world's most famous economist thinks the property tax is unfair*

Jun 21st 2014, 7:30 AM 11,344 Views 36 Comments

*But only if you’re in negative equity.

# inequality - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Men "hit harder than women by unemployment during recession"
# Gender Equality
# Gender Equality

Men "hit harder than women by unemployment during recession"

May 14th 2014, 6:45 AM 8,134 Views 18 Comments

Two new studies from the ESRI look at gender and the impact of the recession on work and finances.

# inequality - Monday 28 April, 2014

Opinion: Across Europe, equality is being obliterated by austerity
# Inequality
# Inequality

Opinion: Across Europe, equality is being obliterated by austerity

Apr 28th 2014, 1:00 PM 49 Views 25 Comments

Social Europe is being destroyed. Will our EU 2014 candidates pledge commitment to fighting rising poverty, unemployment, inequality and social exclusion?

# inequality - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Ireland's suicide rate is below EU average - OECD report
# OECD
# OECD

Ireland's suicide rate is below EU average - OECD report

Mar 19th 2014, 8:29 AM 7,415 Views 22 Comments

The study found that incomes and employment in Ireland remain far below their pre-crisis levels.

# inequality - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Column: I’ve been involved in politics since before I could vote – but it's still a man’s world
# Women In Politics
# Women In Politics

Column: I’ve been involved in politics since before I could vote – but it's still a man’s world

Mar 5th 2014, 1:05 PM 463 Views 40 Comments

Industry is leading the way in discovering the benefits of gender balanced boardrooms, and the business of politics should be no different, writes Emer Higgins.

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