High rates of in-work poverty combined with falling support for state safety nets has resulted in a complex equality challenge for Labour. However, it can win public backing for a new approach to collectivism.
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This article is a response to a piece by Anwar Khan which appeared on Left Foot Forward on February 12.
As America marks the thirty-fifth anniversary of his passing, Milk’s once-radical demand that gays receive full equality has never enjoyed greater support.
This weekend Swiss voters rejected a referendum proposal to cap pay for top bosses at 12 times the pay of their lowest-paid employees.
Attempts to address human rights abuses within minority communities is too often met with accusations of bigotry.
The revelation that 46 schools have Section 28-like policies is shocking, but there is a broader issue that the education system must do more for LGBT students.
Yesterday the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill passed its final stage in the House of Lords, making same-sex marriage legal in England and Wales.
There is a strong consensus that the National Minimum Wage (NMW) has been a success yet, quite rightly, we are still worried about low pay. Can we do more with the NMW, or should we be thinking about a whole platter of policies to bring about fairer pay?
Charles Moore has written a piece for the Spectator in which he salutes the bravery of those standing firm against gay equality, saying that gay marriage today is “as brave as being openly gay was in 1970″.
Work pays, we are always told, but for many it is clearly not paying enough. The latest official child poverty figures released today show that in-work poverty is on the rise, with two-thirds of poor children now living in families with at least one working parent.