On my mammoth to do list is a half written blog post about how this current crisis is disproportionately affecting the poor. Fortunately, this thirty second clip sums it up far more succinctly than I was managing.
If you watch something today, watch this.
It has been an interesting week for Church of England clergy and the poor in the newspapers. Revd Simon Cross is undertaking a 40 day hunger strike fast through lent to highlight the plight of the poor in the United Kingdom. In a national move to mark the beginning of lent, 27 Bishops penned an
Yesterday I was watching TV when this advert came on. The day before that Dave Walker posted this cartoon. Today I watched Prime Ministers questions where they jeered at each other like a bunch of 18th century toffs fighting over a slice of pie whilst arguing the pros and cons of an 11% pay rise
Once more all decent folk found themselves under attack from the ever hungry and multiheaded mythological beast. Fortunately Lord Freud was able to defend us all once more from the onslaught of the “undeserving poor”. The daemonisation of the poor is a well documented phenomenon and a tool that is being used to drive ideological