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"I looked up to see this poster while phoning into a cabinet meeting at the height of the GFC from the basement of the son of a senior official'.
2 Sep 2014
Tanya Plibersek launches Wayne Swan's memoir.
Five Nobel winners assess the global economy in the birthday issue of F&D.
1 Sep 2014
What does Paul Krugman think is the biggest problem facing the world economy?
'The star of this government’s sitcom is none other than "No Average Joe".'
29 Aug 2014
Bill Shorten outlines the government's greatest hits so far.
The Nation looks at gender & Piketty
26 Aug 2014
Does Thomas Piketty’s blockbuster have anything useful to say about feminism? 
Inequality is growing between asset rich and other housholds
12 Aug 2014
More Australian are struggling, reports new bank survey.
Inequality: one of the world's most pressing challenges.
20 Jul 2014
Time for action, says the UK's New Economics Foundation.  


Contesting inequality

Is Australia at a turning-point? [read more]


2 Sep 2014
Christopher Sheil recalls an old war, when Australia saved the day.
23 Aug 2014
Has Australia arrived at a turning-point, asks Frank Stilwell.
3 Aug 2014
We should protect and promote our egalitarian ethos, argues Andrew Leigh.
30 Jun 2014
What do we really know about wealth inequality in Australia? Christopher Sheil has a close look.
8 Jun 2014
Piketty's vector points toward distribution, Marx's toward production, explains Russell Jacoby.
30 May 2014
The more inclusive the economy, the less elusive the gains, argues Christine Lagarde.