May 10, 2018South Africa
Much of the political discourse in South Africa surrounding the subject is largely irrelevant to the kind of land reform demanded by much of the public.
May 1, 2018South Africa
In the wake of Winnie’s death, commentators on the left and advocates for black power are now openly challenging the compromise made by Nelson Mandela because of the persistence of gross inequality and poverty largely defined by race.
July 26, 2016South Africa
Local elections in South Africa will provide a barometer for public concerns over a stubborn problem: how to reduce stark inequalities between whites and blacks, writes CFR’s John Campbell.
May 21, 2013Americas
Most everyone agrees that inequality matters. Studies by the World Bank, the IMF, and by academics (such as Richard Wilkinson of the University of Nottingham) demonstrate how harmful inequality can b…
June 12, 2012Americas
In the economic development world, one of Latin America’s claims to fame are its conditional cash transfer programs (CCTs), which provide direct money transfers to low-income families who send their …