Orwell books prize goes to Poverty Safari by Scottish rapper Loki

Judges stated the belligerent research study of deprivation, composed utilizing his genuine name, Darren McGarvey, was precisely the book that Orwell would have wished to win Scottish rap artist Darren McGarvey, who carries out under the name Loki, has actually won the Orwell reward for political books for his searing assessment of hardship in Britain, Read more about Orwell books prize goes to Poverty Safari by Scottish rapper Loki[…]

Too right it’s Black Friday: our relentless consumption is trashing the planet | George Monbiot

Growth need to go on and its damaging the Earth. Theres no method of greening it. We require a brand-new system, composes Guardian writer George Monbiot E veryone desires whatever– how is that going to work? The guarantee of financial development is that the poor can live like the abundant and the abundant can live Read more about Too right it’s Black Friday: our relentless consumption is trashing the planet | George Monbiot[…]

Facing poverty, academics turn to sex work and sleeping in cars

Adjunct professors in America face low pay and long hours without the security of full-time faculty. Some, on the brink of homelessness, take desperate measures There is nothing she would rather do than teach. But after supplementing her career with tutoring and proofreading, the university lecturer decided to go to remarkable lengths to make her Read more about Facing poverty, academics turn to sex work and sleeping in cars[…]

Fran works six days a week in fast food, and yet she’s homeless: ‘It’s economic slavery’

Fran Marion and Bridget Hughes are leading voices in Stand Up Kansas City, part of the Fight for $15 movement that aims raise the minimum wage across the US Once a customer has barked their order into the microphone at the Popeyes drive-thru on Prospect Avenue, Kansas City, the clock starts. Staff have a company-mandated Read more about Fran works six days a week in fast food, and yet she’s homeless: ‘It’s economic slavery’[…]