Tags » Inequality

Lets be clear on what the “middle class” is

Key Points

  • A number of world leaders, including the Australian Prime Minister, have claimed that millions of people have been lifted out of extreme poverty and are now living in the “middle class”.
  • 278 more words
Global Development

Sheltered Lifestyle

One thing that angers me about my generation is their indifference towards the opportunities that living in a first world country gives them. We are all, by law, given the chance to have a free education and go on and do bigger and better things than our parents or grandparents have had the chance to do. 523 more words

Life

Redefining 'Growth' to Save the World

‘Economic growth’ is a term we hear frequently in political language, generally referring to an increase in a country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). This is a measurement of how much the nation has produced that year, and is often used as a broad term to represent the economy as a whole. 404 more words

Current Affairs

The Officer Is Not Friendly

It’s a truism that no one does a thing until it happens to them. Whether in your personal life, or professional life, if it’s not happening to you directly more than likely you don’t get involved. 1,776 more words

Politics

Black Privilege and the Myth of Horatio Alger

Even if we choose to believe in Horatio Alger, the fact that he could be black in modern American society is about as close to being utterly mythical as it’s ever been. 399 more words

Black Privilege

The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists (2014)

Dandelion Salad

George Moore Films on May 28, 2014

This film was shot mostly in four days, on zero-budget, by (at the time) 16 year old director George Moore.

152 more words
Politics