Brexit, the election of Donald Trump and the capitulation of Matteo Renzi in Italy: many have concluded that 2016 was the year the “left behinds” of the Western world struck back. But is this interpretation correct?
Research by LSE economist accused of 'letting austerity off the hook'
Britons think country is more conservative, more miserable and more Muslim than it actually is
'Austerity and racism - these are the real reasons for social division and lack of integration'
If Britain were a boxer, it would be Sonny Liston, sitting in the corner after Ali’s assault. If ministers don't see the danger of the instability fuelled by insecurity and inequality, the nation could find itself sprawling on the canvass
The ‘haves’ are travelling BA Club World class, driving a Range Rover Evoque and popping down to Waitrose and M&S Simply Food for their weekly shop. The people Theresa May says are ‘just managing’ have to spend their cash carefully
The country is deeply divided by class, which has been a factor in its decades-long civil war
Even Theresa May is mindful to always appear guarded and modest, and never allows herself to celebrate her achievements in a way that any powerful man wouldn’t hesitate to do
As chancellor Mr Osborne never commented on the distributional consequences of the Bank of England’s monetary stimulus measures
Only two people in the new Cabinet are from BAME backgrounds
The top ten largest companies have a whopping combined revenue of $2.9 trillion, which is larger than China's tax revenue
Richest one per cent in UK own 20 times more total wealth than the poorest fifth
People 'always' say these kinds of measures are 'social engineering' but that is not true, says a social mobility expert
Riots are unpredictable but the same fractures that were largely ignored in the aftermath of the 2011 riots have been exposed again since the vote in favour of Brexit
In 1978, Margaret Thatcher claimed that 'there may be poverty because people don’t know how to budget, don’t know how to spend their earnings, but now you are left with the really hard fundamental character – personality defect'
HMRC is consulting on plans to stop releasing details of the data