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Why income transfers are not enough

An urban employment guarantee programme is an idea whose time has come.

What if all the world’s economic woes are part of the same problem

Perhaps, inequality is contributing to weak growth and low rates because the rich tend to save money rather than spend it. Maybe productivity has been weak not by coincidence, but because weak growth has meant companies have not been forced to innovate to meet demand.

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Rash U-turns, half-baked plans

Social policy is in danger of getting lost in electoral histrionics.

France protests: Stunned Parisians clean up posh central district after worst riots since 1968

"Macron has a problem on his hands. Everyone's fed up. He's got to listen more," said Amaya Fuster, eyeing graffiti daubed on a Printemps department store window that read: "There's enough money in the coffers of businessmen. Share the riches!"

Modi wants to create two Indias- one for rich, other for poor, says Rahul Gandhi

The Congress chief recalled that when Modi was contesting the 2014 general election, he had talked about employment, corruption and farmers. But, he claimed, the prime minister was not talking about such issues in 2018.

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How many Fortune 500 companies have women as CEOs: News in Numbers

The more we look at gender gap, the more we find that it is everywhere. How are Fortune 500 companies doing in terms of women in leadership roles? A look at the disparity in today’s News in Numbers.

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