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Income key factor in coronavirus cases: study

Paris, France | AFP | People living in the most deprived areas of Britain are more than four times likelier to test positive for COVID-19 than those living in the richest neighbourhoods, new research showed Saturday. A University of Oxford study looked at more than 3,600 COVID-19 test results from national programmes and found that …

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Ensuring basic income

  The breakdown of welfare state income distribution systems has created 8 giants to be battled COMMENT |  Guy Standing | Project Syndicate|  In 1942, William Beveridge issued an epoch-defining report that established a model for welfare states in the post-war era. He recognised that the old social protection system had …

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American Dream fails generations of blacks: study

Los Angeles, United States | AFP | Even the richest black boys raised in the United States earn less in adulthood than white boys from similar backgrounds, according to a wide-ranging study published Monday. While white men who grew up wealthy tend to stay that way, black boys raised in …

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COMMENT: Being middle-class

Why the private sector’s hype about the consumer habits of the African middle class isn’t helpful COMMENT | HENNING MELBER | The African middle class is of huge interest to business. This was confirmed again recently by well attended seminars in South Africa’s big cities to discuss “African Lions: groundbreaking study on the …

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