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Entrenched inequality in most of Latin America has led to worsening poverty rates and increasing violence and instability.
Before Kamala Harris became Biden’s running mate, Shirley Chisholm and other Black women aimed for the White House.5 min read
Many African American women have run for president of the US, despite the enormous barriers facing both Black and female candidates. Biden’s pick puts a Black woman much closer to the Oval Office.
Random testing in Indiana shows COVID-19 is 6 times deadlier than flu, and 2.8% of the state has been infected.7 min read
A team of researchers from Indiana University performed random testing for SARS-CoV-2 across the state. The results offer some of the most accurate data to date about important aspects of the virus.
Evidence from South Korea tells a precautionary tale about rushing to end lockdown, without the right public health measures in place.
What place do police officers have in UK schools? If Boris Johnson’s plans for a commission to look at inequality are anything more than a performance, the removal of police from schools should be high on the agenda.
Balzac praised the local grocer as ‘the strongest of social links’. The West isn’t picking up on it.3 min read
When it comes to communal well being, never under-estimate the unique role of the local grocer, the butcher, the baker, and the greasy-spoon up the road.
Laurence Fox: Thanks for the chance to talk about the inequality that is rife in the UK’s entertainment industry.4 min read
Race, gender and social class still play a massive part in deciding who gets ahead in film, TV and radio.