Mass graves, debt cycles and how ‘Big Death’ undertakers make money from the grief of British families
Charities warn high number of young women working in low-paid and insecure jobs having ‘terrible impact’ on their wellbeing
For chef Tom Hunt, when it comes to food, ethics will always be his priority. Casper Hughes went to meet the food waste evangelist
Suggesting that data doesn’t represent reality as well as personal experience is simply the opposite of the truth
The savings gap between low and high income families has increased 25 per cent year-on-year, from £50,072 to £62,790
A new study by the respected Joseph Rowntree Foundation says millions more are in poverty, while income figures show no change. What is going on?
Inflation reached a two-and-a-half-year high in January
Eight men have as much wealth as almost half the world. Is it time for radical rethink of capitalism?
'Will this lead them to experiment with different jobs? Or make them lazier?' asks benefits expert
Inflation, poor wage growth and rising house prices are combining to create an income trap that is increasingly hard to escape
In the last 16 years alone, the number of global families living in poverty has been cut by more than 50 per cent. We're living longer, healthier, safer lives than ever before
Research by LSE economist accused of 'letting austerity off the hook'
A quick glance at the headlines over the past year would be enough to give anyone a grim outlook on the future of our world – but there are good reasons to be hopeful. David Rothkopf makes the case for why the fate of future generations is far from doomed
LSE academics want to 'revolutionise how we think about human priorities' and promote use of 'subjective wellbeing' as a measure of successful governance, instead of economy
Economic Security Project counts a Facebook co-founder among its backers
From the post-war utopian vision of 'streets in the sky' to the image of crack addicts lurking in the shadows of urine-stinking stairwells, tower blocks have always divided public opinion. They are back again but this time, asks David Barnett, are they here to stay?