Inequality

The hour you are most alone: how I got trapped by poverty and depression

The demise of my old life began with a single, tiny mistake: my partner, making a turn, forgot to signal and the car accident shattered everything Two young black policemen stormed up out of the ditch to fight the middle of the road, muscles straining as they bludgeoned one another with their flat, heavy skulls. …

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For the sake of life on Earth, we must put a limit on wealth | George Monbiot

Increased spending power leads to environmental damage. Its hour for a radical scheme, says Guardian columnist George Monbiot It is not quite true that behind every great fortune lies a great crime. Musician and novelists, for example, can become extremely rich by dedicating other people pleasure. But it does appear to be universally true that …

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‘Why should I have to work on stilts? ‘: the women fighting sexist dress codes

Too many female employees are forced to wear high heels, or skirts, or even a particular type of bra. But the resistance is growing It was at the beginning of a transformation at Harrods that Georgia Brown told her manager where to go. Brown, then aged 22, was working for a temp agency that rendered …

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