#InequalityIs

A conversation about inequality in all its forms. Tell us what inequality means to you, using #InequalityIs.

“Inequality is growing up in a world where you don't see yourself reflected.”

"Inequality is the imbalance between the cost of living and the wages people can earn."

“At its core, climate change is about inequality.”

"Women face incredible hurdles in this journey to equality."

"If you want to have an inclusive society, schools need to be inclusive."

"Why are we on this planet? Are we here just to make money?"

"There is no such thing as a competition of tears."

"Stigma and discrimination are a form of inequality."

"Inequality is a two way street. My equality is tied to your equality." 

"If we’re really going to come out of poverty in Africa...we need to create jobs more than anything else."

"When three and half million people are excluded from access to their legal systems, that’s inequality."

"When you tolerate racial inequalities for generations, they become part of the culture."

"I see the experience of caregivers in this country as emblematic of inequality today."

"I think the role of an artist in society is to highlight the things we'd rather ignore."

"Business cannot thrive on a planet where there is gross inequality."

"Inequality is an imbalance in the human system."

 

 

Ideas From Ford
Martin Whittaker

JUST Capital CEO Martin Whitaker answered five questions about the agenda at Davos and the role of business in building a more fair and equitable world.

Xavier de Souza Briggs

As world leaders, CEOs, and intellectuals make their way to Davos for the World Economic Forum, let’s not have yesterday’s conversation about inequality.

Lourdes A. Rivera

43 years after Roe v. Wade, reproductive justice is as important as ever, and goes beyond the right to abortion and contraception.

Eryn Loeb

Paul Polman, Rajiv Joshi, and Martin Whittaker on how capitalism and the 1% can help fight inequality.

Ideas From Around The Web
Business Insider

Unilever CEO Paul Polman on why inequality is bad for business and society.

Fast Company

In an op-ed for Fast Company, Martin Whittaker of JUST Capital explains why regular folks should care about what happens at wealthy gatherings like Davos.

Center for Global Development

A preview of Center for Global Development senior fellow and migration economist Michael Clemens filming his #InequalityIs video.

Join The Conversation

What does inequality mean to you? Join the conversation with the hashtag #InequalityIs on Twitter.

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RT @dianeyentel: #InequalityIs US spending more to subsidize homes of 5 million higher income households than to assist poorest 20 million…

31 May 2016

RT @dianeyentel: #InequalityIs US spending more to subsidize homes of 5 million higher income households than to assist poorest 20 million…

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RT @PlanGlobal: #InequalityIs a daily reality for millions of girls forced to marry as children. plan-international.org/child-marriage pic.twitter.com/hJfB0eVNWf

31 May 2016

RT @dianeyentel: #InequalityIs US spending more to subsidize homes of 5 million higher income households than to assist poorest 20 million…

31 May 2016

RT @dianeyentel: #InequalityIs US spending more to subsidize homes of 5 million higher income households than to assist poorest 20 million…

31 May 2016

RT @dianeyentel: #InequalityIs US spending more to subsidize homes of 5 million higher income households than to assist poorest 20 million…

31 May 2016

RT @dianeyentel: #InequalityIs US spending more to subsidize homes of 5 million higher income households than to assist poorest 20 million…

31 May 2016