#Philip Alston

  • Article: Poverty in Britain Is 'Systematic' With 'Tragic Consequences': UN Expert
    Citizenship

    Poverty in Britain Is 'Systematic' With 'Tragic Consequences': UN Expert

    By James Hitchings-Hales|May 23, 2019

    The report says the UK's poorest people face lives that are “nasty, brutish, and short.” Read more

  • Article: UN Says Solution to UK Austerity is to Make Poverty Illegal
    Food & Hunger

    UN Says Solution to UK Austerity is to Make Poverty Illegal

    By Joshua James Parfitt|Nov. 16, 2018

    After a 12-day tour, an envoy said the UK government had inflicted “great misery” on the poor. Read more

  • Article: The UN Is Investigating Extreme Poverty in the UK for the First Time
    Food & Hunger

    The UN Is Investigating Extreme Poverty in the UK for the First Time

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Aug. 23, 2018

    And the British public have been asked to share their stories of poverty. Read more