The gendered wage gap has been a persistent hindrance to women’s economic independence and is a product of the patriarchal structure of modern society. As early as 1883, the wage gap between men and women was protested by the Western Union Telegraph Company, who went on strike to ensure “equal pay for equal work”, aligning […]
This podcast is Part 2 in a series of discussions with researchers in International Business and Economics on changes in the global economy driven by political, social and technological trends. Our analysts discuss what changes to openness – of ideas, borders, capital – within societies might mean for the functioning and legitimacy of an integrated world economy.
After the 2017 Grammys, the musical institution has been deemed uninterested in progressing race relations after Album of the Year went to another white artist. Yet musicians are using their musical platforms to address fragile race relations in the United States, and give voice to those who cannot speak.
After the United Kingdom chose to leave the European Union, reports of hate crimes against those who are not of English decent have risen as a result.
Race continues to play a critical role in US gun politics today – from public opinion on gun rights vs. gun control, to the disproportionate impact of gun violence on communities of colour.