New research reveals how austerity pushed poor families into debt to pay for basic needs like food, rent and hot water.
A round up of evidence-based views on the knife crime epidemic – including what action is really needed to prevent more young lives being lost.
Knife crime incidents are individual tragedies, but rising homicide rates reveal a changing society which is ill at ease.
Young people in the UK experience some of the worst working conditions. To understand why we need to look at longer-term changes in the political economy.
Approximately 50% of the UK's poorest people live over 15 miles from a national park and most people require transport to get to them.
Mexico's new president has reduced his own salary and demanded that all federal workers
– including lawmakers and judges – take a massive pay cut, too. That may be illegal.
The government insistence of an employment success story betrays the reality of austerity job cuts and pay squeezes for many
The concept of Universal Credit reveals something wider about the UK's current political fixation on debt.
Knife crime is a symptom of the toxic environments that adults create around children.
Wage-increases can end austerity.
Britain – and many other countries – is facing an acute care crisis that is inextricably linked to the entrenchment of neoliberalism.
The UN's special rapporteur on extreme poverty has given a damning indictment of how austerity has hit the UK. A former UN envoy explains why his calls to uphold social rights are so crucial.
The UN's special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights will look at the effects of austerity on the UK's most vulnerable.
Are the Conservatives admitting that austerity hasn't worked?
The harsh realities of being a child in austerity-driven Britain – revealed.
Green spaces can help to address loneliness. But they are highly vulnerable to austerity.
Serious violence is rising, and there's little more that police can do to stop it. Of course, the real culprits are cutbacks to the nation's social protection systems.
This shift in focus on social care funding could inject some honesty into the system.
Stick with her until after Brexit and she'll end all your problems – so Theresa May says.
Right-wing populists have exploited key weaknesses in liberal democratic society that were exacerbated by the failure of political leaders to respond effectively to the 2008 financial crisis.