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Trussell Trust report highlights foodbank crisis in London

The Trussell Trust, which operates over 400 foodbanks across the UK, has released a report which reveals the true extent of the foodbank crisis.

The figures suggest that over 1,000,000 people have received emergency food from the charity’s foodbanks in the last twelve months, more than in any other year. 228 more words


Poorer Children Have Smaller Brains

If you wondered how much economics impact kids growing up, you can rest assured that science has provided some damning answers: growing up in poverty results in a smaller brain mass. 301 more words

Education Screw-ups

Invisible - Choka - April 28, 2015

he’s invisible
just sitting there in the street
we all walk by him
and don’t really see him
from New York to Rome
homeless – living in the streets… 23 more words


The Forgotten Price of Haggling in the Medinas of Marrakesh

The souks of Marrakesh’s Medina certainly seem like a throwback to the Medieval and the forgotten. If it wasn’t for the marketers touting the usual tourist tack, the ubiquitous bottles of Coca-Cola and the mesmerised tourists it would seem like a forgotten time. 453 more words