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Tackling Insecure Work: political actions from around the world –new SPERI report for GMB

‘Tackling Insecure Work: political actions from around the world’ a new report by SPERI for the GMB trade union has been published today (September 25th) The new report by Tom Hunt and Sean McDaniel sets out a range of examples of how and where political action is being taken around the world to tackle different forms of insecure work and … Continue reading

25 September 2017 by
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Where next for discussions on household food insecurity in the UK?

Hannah Lambie-Mumford

Finding progressive policy responses that tackle food insecurity is essential for reducing in work poverty At this time of year, many of us are moved by the stories bought to the fore by festive charitable appeals.  Food banks are an increasingly prominent form of charitable giving and at the beginning of this month Fareshare and the Trussell Trust ran their … Continue reading

19 December 2016 by
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Domestic fortification and the home of neoliberalism

Rowland Atkinson and Sarah Blandy

Homeownership and the increasing fortification of the domestic home are linked by our increasingly neoliberal society. Home goes to the heart of the economy. We know that homeownership has been integral to a series of national political projects, on both the political right and left, for decades.  The growth of homeownership has occurred in tandem with the slow death of … Continue reading

19 October 2016 by
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