Sam is a Campaigns Assistant for The Global Poverty Project. He has a background in public affairs and communications and his writing has previously been featured in New Statesman. In his spare time, he is a committed campaigner for social and gender equality and plays in a hardcore punk band. Once, he saw Woody Allen coming out of a hotel but was too scared to talk to him.
When my mother came over to Britain, having been kicked out of Uganda by Idi Amin, she remembers someone handing her a blanket and saying ‘you’re welcome here’. That is the kind of world I want to help create.
From political instability to increased gender inequality and even less fish in the oceans Read more
She also said Britain would not accept EU refugee quotas in 'a thousand years'. Read more
And they're not alone- levels poverty amongst transgender people worldwide are scandalous. Read more
Almost 1 billion people's lives could depend on it. Read more
Last week's Youth Summit 2015 showed otherwise in the best way possible Read more
If you want change, there's no need to be a bystander. Read more
You care, and you raised your voice. Read more
If you want to end extreme poverty in India, you have to end caste discrimination. Read more