AUSTERITY

9.5.19

Austerity Is Not 'Over', in Case You Missed That Tory Lie Yesterday

Chancellor Sajid Javid proclaimed that austerity is coming to an end, before clarifying that austerity is very much not coming to an end.

6.13.19

All the Ways Austerity Has Ruined the Lives of Disabled People

We spoke to Frances Ryan about her new book, 'Crippled: Austerity and the Demonisation of Disabled People'.

5.2.19

Students Are Looking to Each Other for Mental Health Support

Peer support is an important part of recovery, but universities must also improve their services.

4.3.19

You Can't Police Away Knife Crime

We spoke to campaigners and a knife crime victim about what needs to be done to tackle the "epidemic" of youth street violence.

3.29.19

People Raised by Single Mums Explain What Home-Cooked Meals Meant to Them

“I was brought up on convenience foods. When you’ve got a parent who’s busy, they go to convenience and there’s nothing wrong with that.”

3.19.19

The Anti-Homeless Law That Scotland Scrapped But England Still Enforces

Why campaigners want to repeal the "Vagrancy Act".

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3.11.19

Theresa May Is Right: Knife Crime Isn't the Police's Fault; It's Her Government's

In austerity Britain, say experts, the dramatic rise of violent crime is no surprise.

3.7.19

Inside Britain's Escalating Missing Persons Problem

With austerity widening society's cracks, the number of people reported missing in London alone has increased 77 percent since 2010.

1.14.19

Students Hanged Dummies Off Westminster Bridge to Highlight the UK's Ongoing Mental Health Crisis

All 20 of the students involved had either attempted or considered suicide before the age of 18.

12.4.18

Outrage Ensues After Tory MPs Cheerfully Pose for Photos at Food Banks

“Your party's policies have caused the need for food banks in the first place.”

11.23.18

What’s Gone on This Week: A Bleak Black Friday Special!

Disgraceful new figures on homelessness and young people's mental health, for starters. TL;DR: capitalism is no good. Rip it up and start again.

11.14.18

A Message to the Man Investigating Poverty in the UK

Lewisham's 15-year-old Young Mayor Elect speaks out on the causes of knife crime.

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