The UK is on the tipping point of a humanitarian emergency. To tackle this the government must now give more money to local authorities.
Attempts by municipal councils to be inclusive towards their ethnic minorities are being hampered by austerity and rising nationalism.
It's time there was a serious policy response to the other key drivers of homicide rates, like poverty and austerity.
A short history of Ireland's political economy explains Sinn Fein's surge in popularity.
Poor neighbourhoods are driving health inequalities in children.
The new government of Alberto Fernandez must now deal with Argentina's least favourite international organisation.
Years of austerity and growing inequality has left parts of the UK disenfranchised and frustrated.
Before we declare the end of austerity, it is important to explore what exactly austerity was – and remind ourselves of the terrible toll it has had on many people's lives.
Food poverty is increasingly generating child victims, whose only salvation comes from donations of emergency food provisions.
A political economist explains the background to Labour and the Conservatives' new commitment to spending and borrowing.
Reforms to the way local authorities are funded are probably the most radical – and least discussed – changes made by the Conservative government.
The road ahead remains rocky for Greece's newly elected prime minister.
Ten years after the onset of Greece's biggest crisis since World War II, radical populism is running out of steam.
The main distinguishing feature of Osborne’s policy record was presiding over one of the worst economic recoveries in British history.
Far from being a technical, commercial instrument, money can be a social and political construct that has immense radical potential.
Totnes shows how a small, rural town can build community resilience at a time when local budgets are under strain.
Brexit will inevitably dominate this campaign, but the next prime minister also needs positions on austerity, party unity and how to actually survive in parliament.
Councils have sold off vast amounts of land since 2014 – land that was previously used for important public services.
Vulnerable young people have been failed by austerity policies that have decimated the services meant to protect them.
Imagine if the amount of tax everyone paid was public knowledge – they do it in Sweden.