Equality sits at the heart of New Internationalist’s reporting. In this section, we shine light on those seeking equality across the globe.
Be it wealth disparity, racial discrimination or gender inequality, rarely do these injustices exist in isolation. Speaking to a broad spectrum of interwoven issues, our journalism examines how such challenges can be overcome to create a more equal world.

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    The shocking link between racism and schizophrenia

    A migrant is up to five times more likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia in the UK than a white British person. On World Mental Health Day, Nick Harvey argues that racial discrimination is to blame.

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    Should there be a maximum wage?

    As the hyper-rich pull further away from the rest of us, should the state impose a limit on what people earn? Read our debate and have your say.

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    Is 'ethical wealth' a contradiction?

    Lush Cosmetics owner Mark Constantine and activist- artist Paul Fitzgerald go head to head in this month’s debate.

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    Bomb drops on Indian countryside

    India may be one of the world’s current economic ‘winners’ but inequality is its fastest-growing sector, reveals Jaideep Hardikar.

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    Inequality costs the earth

    Greater equality, both between and within nations, would be better for us all - as well as for the planet. *Bob Hughes* considers the facts.

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    Mean machine

    *Danny Dorling* explains how class divisions reinforce social inequality and lower the level of public debate.

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    Into the vortex of identity

    With Dinyar Godrej, whose personal journey as an immigrant reveals some of the faultlines of multiculturalism, making the case for looking beneath the smokescreen of ‘culture clash’.

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    A Black woman took my job

    Michael Kimmel shows how the behaviour of men is the single greatest obstacle to equality – and explains why sharing housework means more sex.

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    A few thoughts on equality

    Diverse theories at a glance.

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    Measures of Equality - The Facts

    Equality - and its opposite - cannot be measured in numbers and calculations alone. Nevertheless the statistics can be quite revealing.