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Inequality is growing between asset rich and other housholds
More Australian are struggling, reports new bank survey.

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Inequality: one of the world's most pressing challenges.
20 Jul 2014
Time for action, says the UK's New Economics Foundation.  
Joseph Stiglitz at the Sydney Town Hall
11 Jul 2014
Watch the Sydney Town Hall talk by Joseph Stiglitz.
16 Jun 2014
About 80 per cent of Australians think the rich have too much power, finds Oxfam.
11 Jun 2014
A policy-bankrupt NSW government opts to risk everything.
8 Jun 2014
Australian literature: now it's becoming childish, notes Nick Dyrenfurt.  
The Abbott government's IR agenda
4 Jun 2014
Inequality: in the wake of the budget cuts, penalty rates under attack.

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Papers

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.
16 May 2014
Thomas Piketty has more than equalised the debate, says Christopher Sheil.