Posts Tagged ‘political and social cost’

Equality Network – let’s reduce inequality

Thursday, August 24th, 2017
Plea to reduce inequality in New Zealand

Equality Network, a group of social agencies, churches and trade unions, has urged New Zealand’s political parties to reduce inequality by restoring the balance between income and wealth. Equality Network says it wants a New Zealand in which everyone has the resources they need to provide for their families and whānau. The network says big Read more

Chinese think tank calls for end to one-child policy

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

A think tank close to China’s leadership is recommending an end to the country’s one-child policy — for political and economic reasons rather than on human rights grounds. The China Development Research Foundation proposes allowing two children for every family in some provinces from this year and nationally by 2015, and dropping all birth limits Read more