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To be sure, there are many reasons to feel hopeless as we enter 2013: The continuing threat of unchecked climate change; the countless children going…Continue
This autumn marks the thirtieth anniversary of the founding of Church Action on Poverty, and the need has never been greater. In the face of an economic crisis, unprecedented in any of our lifetimes, the prospects for those struggling to make ends meet are bleak.
‘Anne' is a single parent…Continue
We should all pay our fair share of taxes. In an age of austerity and spending cuts, tax avoidance is morally unacceptable: Tax dodging costs lives. It effectively amounts to robbing from the poor – both in the UK and in poor countries – of the money that should be spent on education, health and welfare.…Continue
In these straightened times, the worth of individuals, families and indeed whole communities seems to increasingly be calculated only in terms of their ‘productivity’ and contribution to economic growth.