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Your view on poverty depends on whether you see poverty as the result of individual or policy failings. Sometimes the public view of agency-driven poverty masks very real structural causes.
Food bank donations surged during the pandemic – But look closely at the data and there is trouble ahead.4 min read
Donations to food banks surged as the coronavirus pandemic raged. But they are on the decline again just as people need more help.
The government is focusing on the market to feed the UK but to avoid long-term risks and short-term emergencies a UK food plan is needed now.
There is no automatic return to neo-liberal normalcy or US hegemony after the virus has worked its way through world politics.
All eggs in supermarket Morrisons will soon be free range. But this – and other measures intended to promote ethical consumption – could impact badly on the worst off.