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#inequality

# inequality - Last week 20th November 2022 - 26th November 2022

Majority of Irish people agree that pornography is harming society, Women's Aid report finds
# Misogyny
# Misogyny

Majority of Irish people agree that pornography is harming society, Women's Aid report finds

Nov 25th 2022, 8:57 AM 8,141 Views 0 Comments

Women were more likely than men to believe that pornography was detrimental to young people.

# inequality - Last month November 2022

Taliban ban women from parks and funfairs in Afghan capital
# Kabul
# Kabul

Taliban ban women from parks and funfairs in Afghan capital

Nov 10th 2022, 6:58 AM 18,744 Views 19 Comments

‘When you have no freedom in your own country, then what does it mean to live here?’ one woman said.

Cancer patients in deprived communities 'being left behind' due to inequality of care
# Health
# Health

Cancer patients in deprived communities 'being left behind' due to inequality of care

Nov 8th 2022, 7:39 AM 6,675 Views 1 Comment

These individuals often face hidden costs and less GP access, the report found

# inequality - This year 2022

Private mental health centres provide better care than HSE facilities, report finds
# Inequality
# Inequality

Private mental health centres provide better care than HSE facilities, report finds

Jun 30th 2022, 6:05 AM 9,710 Views 6 Comments

Inspectors highlighted multiple serious risks and poor environments across five HSE approved centres in Cork.

Billionaires’ wealth rose more during Covid-19 pandemic than in 23 years combined
# Davos
# Davos

Billionaires’ wealth rose more during Covid-19 pandemic than in 23 years combined

May 23rd 2022, 8:02 AM 18,340 Views 41 Comments

A new billionaire was created every 30 hours during the pandemic, according to Oxfam.

# inequality - All time

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 54,841 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.

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 19,180 Views 66 Comments

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

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 26,872 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.

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 33,681 Views 37 Comments

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

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 5,513 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.

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 10,492 Views 26 Comments

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

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 21,210 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.

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 17,448 Views 59 Comments

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

'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 23,703 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.

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 23,381 Views 125 Comments

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

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 13,699 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 12,555 Views 22 Comments

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

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 16,892 Views 30 Comments

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

'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 54,015 Views 64 Comments

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

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 360 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.

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 44,700 Views 88 Comments

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

“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 456 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.

'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 9,889 Views 42 Comments

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

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 24,047 Views 73 Comments

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

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 15,701 Views 123 Comments

Just don’t mention the regional unemployment.

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 19,946 Views 98 Comments

Well, a debate anyway…

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 169 Views 118 Comments

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

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 35,748 Views 19 Comments

It has led to talk about inequality in the country.

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 555 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.

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 1,562 Views 163 Comments

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

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 52,697 Views 86 Comments

And the bottom 90%?

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 9,214 Views 61 Comments

But how can this be reversed?

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 12,085 Views 70 Comments

… provided better public services are thrown into the bargain.

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 7,939 Views 67 Comments

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

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 12,751 Views 54 Comments

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

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 29,072 Views 152 Comments

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

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 14,983 Views 71 Comments

Plan Ireland published a report today that highlighted gender inequality.

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 12,858 Views 56 Comments

DISCUSS…

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 59 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.

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 6,669 Views 68 Comments

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

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