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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

Housing in 2040

By Sally Thomas

29 July, 2019

Reflections from the 2019 annual conference of the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) Our annual conference looked at the future of housing, focusing on our tenants, homes, communities and social housing providers.  Discussions took inspiration from Abraham Lincoln,...

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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