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Centre's director on Talk Radio

Our Director, Richard Garside, was interviewed on Talk Radio yesterday on far-right violence and the underlying causes of violence in society. 

On underlying causes of violence, Richard said: 

We know that societies that are more unequal in relation to power and money, are generally speaking more violent.

Watch the whole clip...

21 August 2019
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What kind of society do we want?

Sir Michael Marmot of University College London, writing in The Lancet, has made the case for putting tackling health inequalities at the top of the political agenda.

In the article titled '...

3 June 2015
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Report on inequality in London

A report published by Children’s Rights Alliance for England mapping inequalities in outcomes for children in London indicates that children in Lambeth are 30 times...

29 July 2014
News

'Income inequality harms us all'

Research published in the journal Paediatrics has linked inequality to child maltreatment. Data from US counties have shown a relationship even after adjusting for...

19 February 2014
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Social inequality affecting public health

Sir Michael Marmot, who is known for his work on social health, claims that the rest of Europe takes better care of its families and believes the deteriorating public health in Britain is caused by huge numbers of adults not in education, training or employment.

"I would say

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30 October 2013
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Income inequality: a longer view

My last post highlighted the selective use of data by the Conservative party. In their recent report – Labour’s Two Nations – the...

By 
Richard Garside
17 February 2010
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For my next trick (part two)

In a previous post I highlighted the selective reworking of a graph on inequality by the government. Now it’s the turn of the Conservative party to...

By 
Richard Garside
15 February 2010
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On average I'm comfortable

What to make of news that the UK might finally be emerging from recession. According to Office for National Statistics...

By 
Richard Garside
26 January 2010
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The politics of antisocial behaviour

There are many stories to tell about the government's antisocial behaviour strategy. One is of a policy process that was badly designed yet shrewdly implemented; another concerns the use of the...

By 
Will McMahon
1 April 2006