Jenny Ricks

Jenny Ricks

Jenny Ricks is the Global Convenor of the Fight Inequality Alliance.

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 Inequality is not just a flaw in the system, it is the core of its design. (Photo: Screenshot) Views
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
It Is Time to Bill the Billionaires
Let us be blunt, the World Economic Forum (WEF) happening in Davos this month will not solve the inequality crisis because its participants—the ultra-rich and powerful 1 percent—are the primary beneficiaries of the system that ravages the planet and discards the 99 percent. We do not need to look...
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The research findings contained in new report are based on 138 responses to a 30 minute survey and over 40 in-depth interviews conducted between 2018 and 2019 with people in 23 countries across Africa, the Americas, Asia and Europe. (Image: Fight Inequality Alliance) Views
Monday, November 25, 2019
Inequality Is Rising, But So Is the Global Movement Fighting Back
Over the last year, headlines generated by mass protests on issues of inequality have intensified. From Chile to Ecuador to Lebanon to Haiti to France and well beyond, a particular grievance like a rise in fuel prices or transport fares has been the spark for mass action by citizens who have simply...
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The wave of climate strikes led by young people has other parts of society joining in and following their lead - trade unions, human rights organisations and others. (Photo: Chris J. Ratcliffe/Getty Images) Views
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Led By Our Youth, the Climate Narrative Has Changed
Today, it seems that the scariest thing for rich white men is the activism of school children, whose decision to strike for the climate has energised the climate movement into an exciting new phase. The young activists, from Greta Thunberg in Sweden whose Fridays For Future school strikes call out...
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