inequality

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The ABS has it wrong: inequality isn't stable in Australia. It's getting worse and worse, write Christopher Sheil and Frank Stilwell.

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From September 12, the Australian Bureau of Statistics will post out surveys asking if the law should be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry, writes Gabrielle Appleby.

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Higher-density developments change neighbourhoods, often in ways that further disadvantage low-income households, write Laurence Troy, Hazel Easthope and Laura Crommelin.

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Philip Alston has urged policy makers to recognise the connections between poverty, inequality and human rights as he delivered the Australian Human Rights Centre's Annual Public Lecture. 

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UN Special Rapporteur Philip Alston will outline how extreme inequality and poverty violate human rights when he delivers a free public lecture at UNSW on Thursday 10 August. 

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NSW parliamentarian and Paralympic gold medalist Liesl Tesch will join PLuS Alliance experts to discuss solutions to inequality at a public Grand Challenges panel event at UNSW on 20 July.

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From the disillusioned middle class to fake news, a Sydney Writers' Festival panel discussed how inequality has come to be a mark of the Trump presidency. 

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How can Australia avoid a retreat to protectionism while also going some way to addressing rising inequality, ask Richard Holden and Rosalind Dixon.

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UNSW's newest Grand Challenge will focus on conversations about poverty, disadvantage and inequality, while connecting to broader trends in democratic politics. 

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If the IMF is truly concerned with inequality, it needs to make specific changes that go beyond speeches, research papers and ‘pilot projects’, write Christopher Sheil and Frank Stilwell. 

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