21 episodes

A PODCAST ABOUT HOPE IN THE FIGHT AGAINST INEQUALITY. We meet activists, politicians, thinkers and interesting people from all walks of life to share the story of how inequality is being fought around the world. Now doing an #InequalityVirus Mini-Series. Brought to you by Liz, Max, Nabil and Nadia.

EQUALS The Inequality Podcast

    • Government
    • 4.6, 10 Ratings

A PODCAST ABOUT HOPE IN THE FIGHT AGAINST INEQUALITY. We meet activists, politicians, thinkers and interesting people from all walks of life to share the story of how inequality is being fought around the world. Now doing an #InequalityVirus Mini-Series. Brought to you by Liz, Max, Nabil and Nadia.

    WHEN WE BROUGHT DOWN A DICTATOR - Meet Lidy Nacpil, legendary activist from Manila, Philippines

    WHEN WE BROUGHT DOWN A DICTATOR - Meet Lidy Nacpil, legendary activist from Manila, Philippines

    She played her part in bringing down a dictatorship. She’s fought inequality for over forty years. She’s described as “one of the busiest organizers in the world”. We speak to Lidy Nacpil, truly legendary and inspiring activist fighting for justice to this day. We talk about taking down a dictatorship, her husband’s assassination, the importance of history, and what the coronavirus means for the fight against inequality.

    • 29 min
    RACISM, REBELLIONS AND THE ECONOMY – with Professor Darrick Hamilton

    RACISM, REBELLIONS AND THE ECONOMY – with Professor Darrick Hamilton

    Racism. Today's protests. Rebellions. The economy. Inequality. Structural change. Hope. We speak to the brilliant Professor Darrick Hamilton about all of this. He’s an “intellectual giant” behind thinking on the racial wealth gap and inequality, who's bold policy ideas have been championed by a number of US political figures.

    • 31 min
    WHY WE NEED A #PEOPLESVACCINE – With Achal Prabhala and Mohga Kamal-Yanni

    WHY WE NEED A #PEOPLESVACCINE – With Achal Prabhala and Mohga Kamal-Yanni

    A vaccine against COVID-19 is humanity’s best shot at ending this painful pandemic. But how can we ensure that a vaccine is available to all people, all countries, free of charge? We talk about the need for a #PeoplesVaccine, what to do about the big pharma monopolies and vaccine nationalism that stand in the way and what we can learn from iconic struggles to fight for access to medicines.

    • 31 min
    SPEAKING UNCOMFORTABLE TRUTHS - Meet Philip Alston, former UN Special Rapporteur and human rights lawyer

    SPEAKING UNCOMFORTABLE TRUTHS - Meet Philip Alston, former UN Special Rapporteur and human rights lawyer

    As the UN’s poverty and human rights expert Philip Alston famously spoke truth to governments about what he saw. We explore what kind of world we’re heading into in the wake of coronavirus, and what Philip learnt listening to communities in countries from the USA to Ghana to Chile to Malaysia.

    • 26 min
    CORONAVIRUS IN ONE OF AFRICA'S BIGGEST CITIES - Two Perspectives From The Front-Line In Nairobi about the #InequalityVirus

    CORONAVIRUS IN ONE OF AFRICA'S BIGGEST CITIES - Two Perspectives From The Front-Line In Nairobi about the #InequalityVirus

    A fascinating look into what coronavirus looks like from one of Africa’s biggest cities: Nairobi, Kenya. Max and Nabil speak to a doctor from a major hospital and a security guard who lives in one of Africa’s biggest slums about what they’re seeing – and what must be done.

    • 30 min
    THE INEQUALITY VIRUS – How Coronavirus Preys on The Vulnerable

    THE INEQUALITY VIRUS – How Coronavirus Preys on The Vulnerable

    Max, Nadia and Nabil kick-off a special EQUALS mini-series on inequality and coronavirus. How is it preying on the most vulnerable around the world – and how can we overcome it?

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
10 Ratings

10 Ratings

TMT-DC ,

Excellent interview

Prof. Darrick Hamilton was amazingly clear in his explanations.

LenaJones77 ,

Brilliant

Keep up the incredible work!! Love your female co-host. I just wish the sound quality was slightly better on Winnie’s interviews

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