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Rethinking Poverty is a hub for discussions on eradicating poverty and creating a good society

Here you will find blogs from us and other poverty writers, and information on key initiatives and events on UK poverty. Our aim is to create the narrative on a good society and to help connect key people and promising approaches.

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On eradicating poverty and creating a good society

The big picture

By Fran Bennett

14 August, 2019

This ‘Poverty and social security: where next?’ blog series has given valuable pointers about what a future government should do to mend social security and tackle poverty over the coming decade. To draw the series to a close, I...

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Climate crisis

How do we develop a just transition?

Social justice and climate justice must go hand in hand

By Stephen Pittam

18 June, 2019

In April I attended Ariadne’s annual meeting in Belfast. Ariadne is a European peer-to-peer network of over 600 funders and philanthropists who support social change and human rights. Participants enjoyed the special hospitality that Belfast always offers its visiting...

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New economic models

New thinking about how to make the economy work for everyone

JRF on becoming a ‘social change organisation’

Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) last week published a blog titled ‘Creating a social change organisation from a leading foundation’ sharing their ‘story so far’ of the ‘process of organisational change’ that they embarked on eighteen months ago. Claire Ainsley,...

Common Wealth launch a road map for Green New Deal

The think-tank Common Wealth this week launched their Green New Deal project, a series of reports to be published over the coming months that will serve as a ‘comprehensive road map for a Green New Deal for the UK’....

Events

Event reports and upcoming events on poverty