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The Western way isn’t always the best way

Development – when forced onto poor countries – is a dangerous concept, argues Amit Singh.

Filed in: Development (Aid) NGOs Poverty Wealth

India's gold obsession is increasing the wealth gap

Jaideep Hardikar reports from a country in the grip of gold fever.

Filed in: India Wealth

Stop the gold rush!

Our appetite for the shiny metal is both pointless and dangerous, argues Richard Swift.

Filed in: Environment Mining Wealth

Global inequality is about power, not just wealth

Corporate influence over policy-making damages human rights. Nick Buxton considers the impact of Davos.

Filed in: Corporations Economics Equality Poverty Wealth

Why does Trenton Oldfield make the establishment so insecure?

The activist who stopped the Oxford-Cambridge boat race explains his motives to Steve Rushton ahead of his deportation appeal case.

Filed in: Activism England Wealth

PODCAST: The David and Goliath story of tax collection

In October’s Taxcast, Naomi Fowler finds out that Swiss villagers are sending profits from a mining company to humanitarian projects…

Filed in: Corporations Economics Finance Wealth

PODCAST: Vanessa Baird and Owen Jones on the feral rich

The super rich are gaining from the economic crisis while the poor get the blame – what can be done to stop them?

Filed in: Class Equality Finance Globalization Politics Poverty Society Wealth

The feral rich

How do they get away with it? Vanessa Baird investigates.

Filed in: Equality Wealth

We deserve the chance to be the best we can be

Yet our leaders are too focused on self-enrichment to help. Mgcini Nyoni is not impressed.

Filed in: Equality Wealth Zimbabwe

The real scroungers are the super-rich

David Cameron has zealously torn into those claiming benefits but it’s tax dodgers who should be paying more, says Alan Hughes.

Filed in: Finance United Kingdom Wealth

Now is not the time to hate the state

Many Americans are in denial about their dependence on social spending, says Mark Engler.

Filed in: Equality United States Wealth

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