“Inequality” in the news
Publications and example sentences
· As Kansas Republicans squabble in Senate primary, Democrat pitches herself a 'sensible centrist' →
Besides discussing Floyd’s death, they also spoke about the persistent inequalities in the U.S. that have been exposed to a greater degree as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
· Red Cross seeks US$3.2 billion to fight COVID-19 'crisis on crisis' →
The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement said the COVID-19 pandemic had amplified inequalities in society, destabilised communities and reversed development gains made in the past decade.
The New York Times
· The N+1 Candidate →
Now that the pandemic has caused unemployment on a scale not seen since the Great Depression and has deepened pre-existing inequalities, Mr. Saval feels his platform has grown even more germane.
The China Post
· Amid virus lockdown, radio lessons return in Latin America →
“Education inequalities were already enormous before the pandemic,” said Costin, who mentors dozens of education officials about remote instruction during the pandemic.
· Time for a new social contract →
The pandemic has exposed growing inequalities in the workplace between those workerswho qualify for wage support and those who do not.
· Australia's $4b aid program refocused to deal with COVID-19 recovery →
The Australian government is concerned the pandemic will throw millions out of work, make economic and gender inequality worse, encourage criminal activity and spur irregular migration.
· A Cruel Summer for America’s Young →
More broadly, public-policy experts worry that this idle summer will widen existing inequalities.
· As 100,000 die, the virus lays bare America's brutal fault lines – race, gender, poverty and broken politics →
“The virus encounters deeply racist structures and institutions already in place, against the backdrop of wealth inequality, a militarized state and a commodified culture in which everybody and everything is for sale,” he said.
· The Coming Setback for Women in the Workplace →
“But at the same time what we’re still hiding is a form of inequality, because it’s not true that ultimately we’ve reached our objective … We’ve earned the freedom to have children and a successful career, but it’s still us doing a lot of the housework and cooking and cleaning.”
· World Hunger Day 2020: When is it and how can you get involved? →
You can also choose to specifically provide support in your home country, in order to “invest in people around the world working to sustainably end hunger, poverty, and gender inequality”.