Total 11 Posts
How much income is needed to live well in the UK in 2023? At least £29,500 – much more than many households bring in5 min read
The government should align benefit increases with inflation to provide certainty and enhance the safety net. Removing the two-child limit could lift a quarter of a million children out of poverty.
What Rishi Sunak scrapping HS2 – and promising a new ‘Network North’ – means for the north of England6 min read
Infrastructure development in Northern England has been increasingly muddled in recent years. Few will be convinced by Rishi Sunak’s new pledge to fix this.
Poverty in Britain is firmly linked to the country’s mountain of private wealth – Labour must address this growing inequality5 min read
The Labour Party used to radically advocate for common ownership. But as private wealth in Britain benefits from ever-greater tax breaks, anti-inequality sentiment is waning.
Evidence shows austerity has wide-ranging consequences for health.
Channel 4’s shocking Gregg Wallace: The British Miracle Meat owes much to Swift and his gruesome satire4 min read
Channel 4’s stealthy documentary on engineering human meat from the poor parallels Swift’s suggestion that people should eat the children of Ireland’s most destitute.