Social exclusion

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Arsonists turned firefighters: beware the great Tory ‘building back’ deception | Frances Ryan
Rishi Sunak will talk about ‘levelling up’, but desperate communities should prepare for more funding cuts, says Guardian columnist Frances Ryan

Frances Ryan

20, Oct, 2021 @12:20 PM

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Youth homelessness has risen 40% in five years, says UK charity
Centrepoint estimates 121,000 homeless or at risk, with analysis showing black people disproportionally affected

Aamna Mohdin and Tobi Thomas

18, Oct, 2021 @10:37 AM

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‘I was born a fighter’: the champion boxer changing young lives in Zimbabwe
Boxing helped prizefighter Arifonso Zvenyika overcome real hardship. Now he teaches the sport he loves to aspiring fighters in a Harare ghetto

Zoe Flood

18, Oct, 2021 @6:01 AM

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‘The heaven of film-making’: how a Dalit orphan got to tell her own story
Gift of a camera inspired Belmaya Nepali to rise above poverty and abuse to make documentaries

Rojita Adhikari in Kathmandu

15, Oct, 2021 @2:48 PM

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Disabled woman to take DWP to court over ‘immoral’ automatic benefit deductions
Helen Timson says third party deductions scheme can leave many without enough money to buy food

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

14, Oct, 2021 @6:46 PM

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Here’s what the Covid inquiry didn’t tell you – being poor was like a death sentence | Owen Jones
If wealthy people in the Tories’ southern heartlands had died in their thousands, it would have been a very different story, says Guardian columnist Owen Jones

Owen Jones

14, Oct, 2021 @2:32 PM

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Life expectancy gap in England ‘a growing chasm’ exacerbated by Covid
Difference in expected lifespan between some of wealthiest and poorest areas has more than doubled since early 2000s, research finds

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

10, Oct, 2021 @2:52 PM

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Keir Starmer: universal credit cut is an attack on the poorest
Labour leader says Boris Johnson’s decision to remove £20 uplift comes at ‘worst possible time’

Ben Quinn

08, Oct, 2021 @8:17 AM

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Manila’s newly homeless tell of survival in lockdown – photo essay
As Covid hit, thousands of Filipinos were left trapped in the capital without work. Many ended up on the street and are still waiting to rebuild their lives

Alecs Ongcal

08, Oct, 2021 @5:30 AM

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‘Choice between using shower or oven’: harsh realities of universal credit cut
Faced with rising bills and caring for disabled family, four people describe how they are already ‘barely surviving’

Clea Skopeliti

06, Oct, 2021 @10:57 AM

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The Tory ‘emergency fund’ is an admission that universal credit shouldn’t be cut | Tom Pollard
The government is plugging its £6bn cut with a £500m one-off bung. How many people will struggle for food and heating, asks Tom Pollard, an NHS mental health social worker

Tom Pollard

04, Oct, 2021 @11:29 AM

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Pier Kids review – radically empathetic chronicle of queer Black youth
Elegance Bratton’s documentary about the gay and transgender haven of Manhattan’s Chelsea Piers shows a community under attack from all sides

Phuong Le

04, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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