Tag Archives: Inequality

Nothing to lose but our chains: Join the international socialist alternative!

Housing crisis, precarious work, climate catastrophe…Feeling like you’ve no future? IT’S NOT YOU, IT’S CAPITALISM! We live in a world of crisis and inequality because capitalism puts profit before all else, no matter the consequences. For example, Big Pharma’s patents on Covid vaccines (protecting intellectual property rights) means hundreds of thousands will needlessly die in the poorest countries. During the ...

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Oxfam report: Grotesque inequality exacerbated by pandemic

By Leon Fitzpatrick The latest Oxfam report forecasts good news and bad news for the world’s population as Covid-19 continues its rampage. Great news for the 10 richest men in the world who have seen their combined wealth increase by half a trillion dollars during the pandemic, good news for the 1,000 richest people in the world who have recovered ...

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Ireland’s inequality increases

New figures released for 2013 highlight how Ireland is a country of widening inequality, with a massive divide growing between the super-rich elite and big business on the one hand and the majority of the population subjected to brutal austerity on the other.

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