Poverty, the obscenity that is driven by political will

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,542 Saturday 03 September 2016. Dear Mrs May, David Freud said, “people who are poorer should be prepared to take the biggest risks” as they have “the least to lose”. The rich have everything to lose whilst the poor have nothing beyond mere survival, so we must […]

Austerity – benefits for the rich, a loaded gun for the poor

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,096 Monday 25 May 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, Reading about the latest banking crimes and fines, what comes across above all else is how well crime pays. The fines may look like a lot of money to someone like me, but the reality is that such fines […]