Race and Health
The Disturbing Thing I Learned Studying White Privilege and Liberals
I found a blind spot in my empathy, and our study confirmed it.
UK Food Banks Gave Out a Record 1.6 Million Food Parcels Last Year
According to The Trussell Trust, this is the fifth year in a row that food bank usage has risen, and the biggest annual increase in five years.
A Major Canadian City Is Losing Its Most Affordable Housing
Up to a third of Parkdale, Toronto's rooming houses are at “imminent risk” of being closed, a recent report shows.
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.”
‘Privacy Is Becoming a Luxury’: What Data Leaks Are Like for the Poor
"I felt like my identity or whatever didn't matter to them."
How the Drug War Eats the Poor
According to a new report by the NGO Health Poverty Action, prohibition drives poverty and criminality in places like Brazil and India.
What's Gone On This Week: Total Cultural Warfare Over a Sausage Roll
Meanwhile, the rest of us have food poverty and an alarming strain of the clap to contend with.
Work Is Not the Best Route Out of Austerity-Driven Poverty
On Monday, the new work minister dismissed a UN report that outlined austerity-driven poverty in the UK as "too political".
Most Money Advice Is Worthless When You’re Poor
Savings tips are classist garbage and belong in the trash.
A UN Expert Has Officially Said Austerity Makes People Poor
He also called austerity misogynistic and compared it to China's "one child" policy.
How Post-Industrial Decline Created 'Britain's Unhealthiest High Street'
Grimsby has been accused of having the unhealthiest high street in the UK, due to its high number of fast food outlets. Here's what happened when we visited the former fishing town.
Why Some Have No Choice But to Start Buying Christmas Food in October
For those on low incomes or in unstable employment, buying a mountain of food for the Christmas break in one December shop simply isn’t an option.