Growing Up Poor - a moving episode of 4 Corners following the lives of young people growing up in poverty in Australia. Challenges our conceptions of Australia as a prosperous and egalitarian society and presents a call to action to ensure that these young people have the opportunities in life that they deserve

Growing Up Poor An informative report on the infamous social experiment in NSW created by the Australian government.

Article on inequality and some of the myths around welath

Mitt Romney and the myth of self-created millionaires

Mitt Romney and the myth of self-created millionaires: The parasitical ultra-rich often deny the role of others in the acquisition of their wealth – and even seek to punish them for it. A column by George Monbiot

Income Inequality May Take Toll on Growth - NYTimes.com

Income Inequality May Take Toll on Growth

Article from the SMH on nature of energy price rises and fees being paid to owners of distribution infrastructure

Power multinationals happily plugged into our grid - Opaque management arrangements are sucking power companies' profits.

Article on behavioural economics and social policy

Successful public service design must focus on human behaviour

We asked our experts why they thought geography and psychology graduates were found to be least likely to be unemployed

Article on the Life Chances Study at 21 and the different experiences of young Australians depending on their background

Two suburbs, 167 lives: how the Life Chances study turned twenty-one

Brotherhood of St Laurence have undertaken a 21 year longditudanal study of young people growing up in Melbourne. Looking at the different paths young people take and how disadvantage impacts upon this.

Brotherhood of St Laurence have undertaken a 21 year longditudanal study of young people growing up in Melbourne. Looking at the different paths young people take and how disadvantage impacts upon this.

Article from Bloomberg outlining some of the issues with widening income inequality in the US

Top 1% Got 93% of Income Growth as Rich-Poor Gap Widened

Top Got of Income Growth as Rich-Poor Gap Widened

Great article by Andrew Leigh MP on the need for a greater level of income equality within society

Take the test, which society do you prefer?


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