Locked down areas in Melbourne

Updated on 4 July 2020: added postcodes 3031 and 3051. From midnight Wednesday, 10 Melbourne postcode areas will enter lockdown, to contain the spread of covid-19. As per the news report, the areas are 3012, 3021, 3032, 3038, 3042, 3046, 3047, 3055, 3060, 3064. Although my postcode is not listed, it is in one of previously mentioned hot spot LGAs.…

Inequality in Chile

Leer en español aquí. tldr: Yes, income is distributed unequally in Chile. This is especially true when compared with *developed nations* but it is not unique – countries in Latin America have the same issue. Observed by income deciles, there is an acute gap between the poorest and wealthiest groups. However, we need to acknowledge…