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#inequality

# inequality - Thursday 13 July, 2017

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

A guide to shutting that argument down.

From TheJournal.ie 'The start of Paschal's troubles': Primary teachers reject public sector pay deal Pay Inequality

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Suicide is killing the most disadvantaged and vulnerable people in Ireland Inequality

Suicide is killing the most disadvantaged and vulnerable people in Ireland

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

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

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

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

# inequality - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Who was this Budget for? Big business, landlords and property developers Opinion

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

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

From TheJournal.ie One in 40 people living in Dublin is a millionaire, according to a new survey Inequality

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

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

# inequality - Saturday 20 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie “Tax the rich” isn’t going to solve our problems after the election Opinion

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

‘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

From TheJournal.ie 'Everyday we work to close the gap': Are the rich still getting richer? Disparity

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

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

# inequality - Monday 18 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie A few dozen people now own as much wealth as half of the world’s population Super Rich

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

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

# inequality - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This is why Joan Burton is hailing a 'landmark moment' in Ireland's recovery Wheels In Motion

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

Just don’t mention the regional unemployment.

# inequality - Saturday 26 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie David McWilliams turns down Celebrity Economist Debtmatch with Dan O'Brien It's The Economy Stupid

# inequality - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis will make powerful enemies tomorrow by releasing a radical new document Column

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Why a fatal Porsche crash is causing uproar in Iran The 1 Percent

Why a fatal Porsche crash is causing uproar in Iran

It has led to talk about inequality in the country.

# inequality - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The gap between the rich and poor is widening, thanks to this government Opinion

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

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

# inequality - Monday 16 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie How much do the top 1% in Ireland earn a year? The 99%

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

And the bottom 90%?

# inequality - Monday 19 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The top 1% could soon own more than HALF of global wealth Davos

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

But how can this be reversed?

# inequality - Monday 15 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Half of all Irish people are willing to pay more tax... Spend It Wisely

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

… provided better public services are thrown into the bargain.

# inequality - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie You were probably taught by a man in university Glass Ceiling

You were probably taught by a man in university

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

# inequality - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The number of billionaires in the world doubled during the global crisis Extreme Inequality

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Plan Ireland published a report today that highlighted gender inequality.

# inequality - Monday 15 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Conservatives are happier than liberals – but only because they lack empathy Not A Care In The World

# inequality - Monday 7 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: An opportunity to rid the world of poverty is on the horizon Sustainable Development

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton says she has the passion needed to be the next Labour leader Leadership Battle

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The world's most famous economist thinks the property tax is unfair* Verdict

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

*But only if you’re in negative equity.

# inequality - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Men "hit harder than women by unemployment during recession" Gender Equality

Men "hit harder than women by unemployment during recession"

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

# inequality - Monday 28 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Across Europe, equality is being obliterated by austerity Inequality

Opinion: Across Europe, equality is being obliterated by austerity

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

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's suicide rate is below EU average - OECD report OECD

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

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

# inequality - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

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

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

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.

# inequality - Monday 3 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: We've been given an opportunity to re-think our values as a nation... so what are they? We The People

Column: We've been given an opportunity to re-think our values as a nation... so what are they?

Where do we stand as a nation on issues like neutrality, aid and inequality? Ireland’s Foreign Policy Review allows us to have our say, writes Hans Zomer.

# inequality - Saturday 25 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: Capitalism didn’t create poverty, it inherited it (and now it’s fixing it) Money Money Money

Aaron McKenna: Capitalism didn’t create poverty, it inherited it (and now it’s fixing it)

Oxfam won a PR coup this week with the simple line that the richest 85 people in the world have more wealth than the poorest 3.5 billion. But there’s one problem with that message – inequality isn’t actually keeping people in poverty.

# inequality - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: The introduction of a living wage would benefit ALL of Irish society Opinion

Column: The introduction of a living wage would benefit ALL of Irish society

We shouldn’t view a living wage for employees as a burden, but as an investment: it would be one of the most effective ways to stimulate the economy, writes Ciaran Garrett.

# inequality - Monday 20 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie World's wealthiest 85 people own same amount as half the global population Oxfam Report

World's wealthiest 85 people own same amount as half the global population

A report by Oxfam finds that Europe’s 10 richest people exceeds the total cost of stimulus measures implemented across the EU between 2008 and 2010.

# inequality - Sunday 17 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Swiss vote on limiting top pay to 12 times that of lowest paid workers Inequality

Swiss vote on limiting top pay to 12 times that of lowest paid workers

The radical proposal will be voted on next week in a referendum.

# inequality - Thursday 12 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Austerity 'resembles sub-Saharan policies' of 1980s Cautionary Tale

Austerity 'resembles sub-Saharan policies' of 1980s

A report from Oxfam on the impact of austerity in Europe makes for sobering reading.

# inequality - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Irish households saw one of the biggest falls in income after 2007 Poverty

Irish households saw one of the biggest falls in income after 2007

A report published today also warned of the increase in child poverty between 2007 and 2010.

# inequality - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: There is a troubling disjuncture between politics and civil society Opinion

Column: There is a troubling disjuncture between politics and civil society

Our political systems have declined to a point where they cannot introduce profound change in the social order – this needs to change in order for society to flourish, writes Niall Crowley.

# inequality - Monday 18 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Aerial views of Hong Kong's 'cage' apartments Inequality This post contains images

Aerial views of Hong Kong's 'cage' apartments

Hong Kong is statistically the least equal city in the developed world – and 100,000 of people live in these wood-partitioned cubicles and sub-divided apartments.

# inequality - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Proposed local government reforms will lead to job losses and closures Entrepreneurs

Column: Proposed local government reforms will lead to job losses and closures

Entrepreneurs, job-seekers, rural enterprises, tourism initiatives and community-based projects all rely on local development companies – which could be forced to close under new reforms, writes John Walsh.

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