#Poverty

  • Article: Australian Welfare Recipients Are Nearly 7 Times More Likely to Suffer Poor Health: Study

    Australian Welfare Recipients Are Nearly 7 Times More Likely to Suffer Poor Health: Study

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 10, 2019

    “Poor health is a barrier to work.” Read more

  • Article: How This Activist Pushed to End Cash Bail in New York — and Why He's Not Done Fighting

    How This Activist Pushed to End Cash Bail in New York — and Why He's Not Done Fighting

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 9, 2019

    When Marvin Mayfield got out of prison, he decided he needed to change himself — and the system. Read more

  • Article: Homeless Woman's Tent Repeatedly Set on Fire in Lincolnshire Town

    Homeless Woman's Tent Repeatedly Set on Fire in Lincolnshire Town

    By Helen Lock|Aug. 21, 2019

    Attacks against people who are homeless are not currently recorded as hate crimes. Read more

  • Article: Meet Some of the 41 Pupils Offered Oxbridge Places at a State School in One of London’s Poorest Areas

    Meet Some of the 41 Pupils Offered Oxbridge Places at a State School in One of London’s Poorest Areas

    By James Hitchings-Hales  and  Joshua James Parfitt|Aug. 15, 2019

    Brampton Manor Academy had a record A-levels day. Read more

  • Article: One Homeless Person in the UK Dies Every 19 Hours: Data

    One Homeless Person in the UK Dies Every 19 Hours: Data

    By Helen Lock|Aug. 14, 2019

    The Museum of Homelessness says official records of people dying while homeless are "inconsistent". Read more

  • Article: My Edinburgh Fringe Show Explores the Lasting Effects of Growing Up in Poverty in Britain

    My Edinburgh Fringe Show Explores the Lasting Effects of Growing Up in Poverty in Britain

    Aug. 14, 2019

    London-born performer Scottee talks representation, lack, and calling out poverty tourism. Read more

  • Article: 5 Ways to Help Homeless People During the Summer Heatwave

    5 Ways to Help Homeless People During the Summer Heatwave

    By James Hitchings-Hales  and  Jana Sepehr|July 26, 2019

    Homelessness can be even harder when it’s hot — and experts want you to help. Read more

  • Article: Jeffrey Epstein Scandal: An Important Reminder Thousands of Girls Are Trafficked Across the US

    Jeffrey Epstein Scandal: An Important Reminder Thousands of Girls Are Trafficked Across the US

    By Daniele Selby|July 18, 2019

    Epstein’s alleged victims were vulnerable young girls — like most trafficking victims globally. Read more