Fabian Society Archives - Rethinking Poverty

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The best investment

If a future government wants to tackle poverty, its first priority should be child poverty. Growing up in poverty steals away children’s life chances – poorer children are likely...

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Major repairs

An incoming Labour government will be confronted with the severe problems currently facing claimants grappling with universal credit. What will the Labour party need to do to put social...

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Commanding public confidence

For people living in poverty in the UK, the workings of the social security system are too often part of the problem, not part of the solution. People will...

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Missing Morality

I am delighted to make this politically independent contribution to debate the left’s poverty and social security agenda in the 2020s. I work without allegiance to any political party,...

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A female face

Our social security system is not working. A succession of cuts and changes over the last eight years have left a fifth of the population (more than 14 million people)...

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Talking Points: February 2019

Is the zeitgeist changing? While the beginning of February saw a spate of calls for the rich to pay more taxes, the end of the month has seen a...

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