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If you have some spare cash to hide away try consulting this useful site created by the CORPNET group at the University of Amsterdam. The Offshore Financial Center (OFC) used as a basis for this recent article: J. Garcia-Bernardo, J. Fichtner, F.W. Takes and E.M. Heemskerk, Uncovering Offshore Financial Centers: Conduits and Sinks in the Global […]
This week the Trussell Trust published research that during school holidays more children receive and rely on food bank emergency supplies. They quote the statistics that 67,506 three day emergency food supplies were provided for children by The Trussell Trust’s foodbank network in July and August 2016 compared to 63,094 in May and June 2016. […]
…according to the Development and Access to Information (DA2I) report from the Technology and Social Change Group (TASCHA) at the University of Washington Information School and International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) released recently. It will be the first of a series of annual reports which will monitor progress. Chapters include how access to information can […]
The release of the BBC annual report which disclosed the salaries of the highest wage earners provoked a discussion about Gender pay disparity. and an open letter from female staff to the BBC. What is the gender pay gap for your job? Use the interactive tool offered by the Office for National Statistics to explore […]
Trump of Yore, is a fascinating project from the @qz bot studio when President Trump tweets it uses mathematical software to compare the new postings tweets in the president’s pre-inauguration 12,647-tweet archive, Other useful sources Trump archive which has been independently archived. Propublica has the politwoops – deleted tweets from Trump since 2015. Also useful […]
SOGICA is a research project funded by the European Research Council (ERC) that explores the social and legal experiences of asylum seekers across Europe claiming international protection on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity (SOGI). Focusing on Germany, Italy and the UK as case studies, and analysing how SOGI related claims are […]
A report from the TUC – the cost of being out at work– reported nearly 39% LGBT responding to their survey had been victimised or discriminated against by colleagues.
Find out in the latest Stonewall Global Workplace Equality Index 2017. It considers areas including recruitment, promotion, retention, training and leadership. Full details on the methodology is provided.
New From Oxfam and Development Finance Index, a measure of how committed governments actually are to reducing inequality. The CRI covers 152 nations worldwide, measuring government action on social spending, tax and labour rights. The site provides free access to the full-text report and an interactive map of the measures.
Great New Project from Google Arts and Culture Offers which offers free access to 30,000 Digitized Images and VR Films of Fashion Pieces From 180 famous Archives, Museums and Others. It includes interesting essays on fashion icons, the origin of types of dress fashion, the social and economic context See this on the cost of […]