By John Braddock, October 25, 2012
Two recent reports detail the falling incomes of working people and rising levels of poverty, especially among children.
By John Braddock, August 7, 2012
The wealthiest New Zealanders have not suffered from the austerity drive being imposed on the working class.
By Paul Stuart, July 27, 2012
The Royal Dock complex, adjacent to London’s financial district at Canary Wharf, is hosting up to one hundred super yachts, including twenty of the world’s most opulent, as the Olympic Games begin.
By Ernst Wolff, July 26, 2012
The super-rich are currently hiding away between $21 trillion and $32 trillion in tax havens such as Switzerland or the Cayman Islands.
By Andre Damon, June 28, 2012
As governments throughout the world close schools, lay off workers and slash support to the poor, old and sick, the financial oligarchy that rules the world increases its wealth and power.
By John Clayton, Paul Bond, February 23, 2012
A comment on the celebrations marking the 200th anniversary of the birth of English novelist Charles Dickens.
By Kate Randall, February 17, 2012
Save the Children warns that half a billion children around the world could grow up physically and mentally stunted over the next 15 years due to chronic malnutrition.
By Ben McGrath, February 7, 2012
Apple’s Supplier Responsibility Progress Report is a cynical public relations exercise designed to whitewash the company’s image.
By Nick Beams, January 28, 2012
A new factor has entered the scene—the re-emergence of the international working class as exemplified in the Egyptian revolution and the ongoing social struggles around the world.
By John Chan, September 17, 2011
The burgeoning list of billionaires has put China ever closer to the United States as the largest home of the super-rich, even as China’s average per-capita income ranks just 94th in the world.
By Simon Walker, July 21, 2011
The rich are living sometimes eleven years longer than workers in the poorest areas of Britain.
By Elizabeth Zimmermann, July 13, 2011
The government in Berlin comes in for sharp criticism in a United Nations report on the social situation in Germany.