Inequality in the news – again

More media coverage in recent weeks – in both the main centres and the regions – strengthens the case that inequality is one of the key issues today.

Stuff has just run a major story on income gaps, quoting Inequality: A New Zealand Crisis and attracting over 170 comments. The story is here:

Meanwhile, an editorial in the Wairarapa Times-Age warns that “a growing social divide” must be tackled in a country that “reeks with the fear and stress of not being able to put food on the table, while those who can are isolating themselves from the problem”.