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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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Blog

On eradicating poverty and creating a good society

A Network Of Hope?

By Dr Hugh Ellis

18 July, 2019

It might not be immediately obvious why anyone would want to have a relationship with a planner let alone an organisation dedicated to promoting the values of a planning movement whose achievements are largely forgotten or ignored.  And yet...

How to live better together

By Barry Knight and Colin Greer

10 July, 2019

The unseen driver of our troubles causes no pain. But it is quietly destroying you and me. What is it? We reckon that most of you will have thought of cancer. That is a good answer because in the...

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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

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’....

Report sets out how to deliver inclusive growth for Scotland

A new report from the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) sets out how productivity could deliver inclusive growth for Scotland. In 2015, the Scottish government launched a new economic strategy with inclusive growth as a key aim at...

Events

Event reports and upcoming events on poverty

SEP
2019

Welfare Rights Conference 2019

  • 12 September 2019 @ 12:00am
  • University of Manchester Innovation Centre, Core Technology Facility, 46 Grafton Street, Manchester, M13 9NT