“Inequality” in the news

Example collocations

economic inequality
gender inequality
income inequality
inequality between
social inequality

Publications and example sentences

· Candlelight vigil held for George Floyd in Mexico City  
Patrick Mahomes, Saquon Barkley and Michael Thomas are among more than a dozen NFL stars who united to send a passionate video message to the league about racial inequality.  Copy example sentence
The New York Times
· Live Updates on George Floyd Protests: A National Push for Sweeping Reforms  
A new jobs report is expected to show one in five Americans out of work and reflect deep social inequality.  Copy example sentence
The Independent
· Joe Biden says ‘10-15 per cent’ of Americans ‘not very good people’  
Mr Biden’s remarks come as the US is roiled by the largest protests over racial inequality in a generation, fired up by the death of George Floyd at the knee of a white police officer, the shooting of Breonna Taylor in her apartment by a police officer, and the killing of unarmed Ahmaud Arbery by two white neighbours.  Copy example sentence
The China Post
· Protesters rally for black lives, remind Australia of past  
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Thousands gathered in Australia’s capital on Friday to remind Australians that the racial inequality underscored by George Floyd’s death was not unique to the United States.  Copy example sentence
The New York Times
· Research Shows Students Falling Months Behind During Virus Disruptions  
For protesters flooding the nation’s streets in response to the death of George Floyd, a black man killed while Minneapolis police officers arrested him, the idea that school budgets could face greater cuts than police budgets as cities deal with the economic impact of the pandemic has emerged as a major concern, and yet more evidence of racial inequality.  Copy example sentence
The Guardian
· In calling out F1's silence over injustice, Lewis Hamilton is out in front once more  
Given the wide array of sports figures that have engaged in the broader conversation around racial inequality since Floyd’s brutal murder, from Michael Jordan to Tiger Woods, doubtless some will be seduced into thinking that Hamilton is just hopping on the bandwagon – or worse: doing it for clout.  Copy example sentence
The Guardian
· ‘I cannot stand it’: family of Louisville man shot dead by police speak out  
It’s a part of town where the inequality and damage done by redlining is apparent.  Copy example sentence
Seeking Alpha
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At a more domestic level, rising inequality, increasing health care costs, and efforts to automate low-skilled tasks could trigger greater political uncertainty.  Copy example sentence
The Independent
· Ellie Goulding says she’s ‘ashamed she didn’t listen more’ in wake of Black Lives Matter protests  
Goulding adding: “This is not an ‘American issue’ this is confronting the disease of systemic racism and inequality that still exists all over the world.  Copy example sentence