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What Your Schools Never Taught You About Class Warfare

Class warfare is a hot topic in the U.S. As far as being a popular point of discussion, it goes back to Franklin Roosevelt’s inaugural address, was …

The Four Biggest Right-Wing Lies About Inequality

<i>The Four Biggest Right-Wing Lies About Inequality</i><p>by Robert B. Reich<p>Even though French economist Thomas Piketty has made an airtight case that we're …

Gender equality on boards will help ‘shatter glass ceiling’

Proposals that would force public bodies to have equal numbers of men and women on their boards will help “shatter the glass ceiling once and for …

United Kingdom

The number of countries with female political leaders has plummeted

Across the world, 2016 was a disappointing year for women in politics. Hillary Clinton and Keiko Fujimori of Peru lost extremely contentious presidential elections. Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff and South Korea’s Park Geun-hye were forced from power by corruption scandals and massive political protests. …

Costa Rica

Highlights of Chile: readers’ travel tips

Explore the Andes on foot, take a campervan road trip, get close to volcanoes – some made of chocolate – or sample pisco sour in Santiago, and beyond. Guardian readers revel in the best of Chile<p>Winning tip: Climbing Villarrica in Pucón<p>The volcano Villarrica is impossible to miss in Pucón; it looms …

South America

Wealth Divides

Income inequality is on the rise. Explore the geographic fault lines separating America's richest and poorest urban communities.