March 2021 The housing crisis right now in New Zealand is one of our biggest contributors to income and wealth inequality. “With the explosive increase in sales and prices, those with houses have their income and/or wealth rapidly increasing, and those who are not on the propert
I don’t think there is anybody in NZ who doesn’t agree that there is a serious housing crisis in New Zealand right now. The present Government has made some good moves in the right direction but mostly not enough. There are more things they could have done which would have made a real
Tax Justice UK, September 2020 Serious tax reform is on the political agenda for the first time in decades due to the coronavirus crisis. As this debate hots up it is important to understand what people think about public spending, wealth and tax. Tax Justice UK, along with Survation
January 2020 Economic inequality is out of control. In 2019, the world’s billionaires, only 2,153 people, had more wealth than 4.6 billion people. This great divide is based on a flawed and sexist economic system that values the wealth of the privileged few, mostly men, more than the
The Workshop is a charitable trust for public good. The Workshop undertake research to find ways of communicating that will build support for the solutions that work to solve complex social and environmental problems. See their Report on Talking about Poverty and Welfare Reform below.
This week the Equality Network focuses on tax Here are a few things you can do to get tax on the agenda: – Please share our news among your networks. – Write about tax – Write an opinion piece about inequality while the issue is circulating in the media – some useful
Closing the Gap recently got together with SocialLink Tauranga to produce the following series of videos to raise awareness of inequality. Inequality described The Inequality Song by Levi Williams Robyn Malcolm reads a letter from a solo mum On the Street: Discussing hom
Here are the results of the survey sent to all candidates in the Western Bay of Plenty area as an example of what can be done to canvas candidates views on and commitment to reducing inequality. Combined responses: Collated responses (PDF) Candidate survey results of WBOPDC, TCC and B
Income Equality Aotearoa New Zealand Inc is a national volunteer organisation trying to tackle the wealth inequality and the social problems that it causes. We want a fairer and more equal New Zealand, for all.