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Inequality may lead to violence and extremism

While the differences between rich and poor have never been higher across OECD-countries, new research suggests that increased inequality can lead to higher risk of violence, racism, and extremism.

Shorter waiting time due to abortion pill

Nearly all abortions in Norway today are performed with the abortion pill Mifepristone. This has resulted in shorter waiting time, earlier abortions, and the possibility to have abortions at home.

Social innovations may hold the key to future food security

UN Special Rapporteur believes in developing new ways to produce and distribute food. “Today's food system is not reducing hunger, despite increasing levels of production, but has instead contributed to inequality in rural areas,” he says.

Professor: rising inequality could lead to a revolution

Danish economists fear inequality will keep growing and they worry about the consequences. In the worst event, there could be a revolution.

Global poverty and inequality: is welfare only for the lucky few?

A new research project sets out to investigate what happens when the fight against global poverty and inequality is left to the corporate sector.