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Black Living Standards in South Africa before Democracy

Black Living Standards in South Africa before Democracy: New Evidence From Heights

By: Bokang Mpeta (Stellenbosch University), Johan Fourie (Stellenbosch University) and Kris Inwood ( 1,904 more words

Economic History

Candid Discussion

‘World’s richest 1% get 82% of the wealth’, says Oxfam

Let’s open a candid discussion about the ever-widening wealth gap
… whether these Oxfam figures… 308 more words

Who Gets What in the World?

Today I will be giving a ‘Special Lecture” on “Who Gets What in the World?” in honour of the 125th birth anniversary of P.C. Mahalanobis… 28 more words

Planetary Poetics at UCL (The Art of Necessity)

I was really excited to get an invite to Planetary Poetics at UCL’s Institute for Advanced Studies. I presented from the epilogue to my book (“The Art of Necessity”). 257 more words


2018: more upheavals loom

2018: more upheavals loom

We are pleased to publish the following article by Socialist Party General Secretary Peter Taaffe from the forthcoming issue of The Socialist. 2,770 more words

Coventry Socialist Party

The 99 best things that happened in 2017

If you’re feeling despair about the fate of humanity in the 21st century, you might want to reconsider.

In 2017, it felt like the global media picked up all of the problems, and none of the solutions. 2,902 more words

The extent of poverty

By Gill Main, co-editor, with Esther Dermott, of the first volume of Poverty and Social Exclusion in the UK and University Academic Fellow at the University of Leeds. 937 more words

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