All eggs in supermarket Morrisons will soon be free range. But this – and other measures intended to promote ethical consumption – could impact badly on the worst off.
Short-term schemes make it difficult to assess, but nine basic income-style programmes from Canada to Iran reveal some fascinating outcomes.
In a national survey, transgender individuals had worse employment outcomes, lower incomes and higher rates of poverty than cisgender people.
It's time there was a serious policy response to the other key drivers of homicide rates, like poverty and austerity.
Unemployed people in South Africa suffer acute distress and more needs to be done to give them social support.
As the practice of mindfulness grows, more thought needs to be given to how it can be used in under-served communities
The Trump administration has proposed a new category that they say will save US$200 million in terminated benefits.
Village Forests under the Social forestry Scheme can not only reduce poverty but also deforestation, study finds.
Why poverty line data do not capture the ability of Tanzanians to build relatively good houses.
Harsh economic conditions at home and false picture of rosy life in Europe contribute greatly to illegal migration by Nigerian youths
Ladj Ly's critically acclaimed new film looks at the misery that binds together its protagonists, and also examines France's failure to fulfil its obligations toward its most vulnerable citizens.
Zimbabwe's energy policy needs to be reconsidered if the country's electricity shortage is to be resolved.
An often invisible force is undercutting support for policies that help Americans facing economic hardship.
Children's eating styles are different in deprived areas.
Our research has found that staff discussions of Christianity in food banks may put people off using them.
Boris Johnson claimed in a BBC interview that child poverty was going down. An expert on child poverty looked at the data.
Economic growth is a red herring if economies can't stop themselves shrinking more and more.
A new system of carers' leave would allow middle-aged Australians to care for their ageing parents while staying in the workforce.
The effect is the transfer of wealth away from the poorest workers.
Many trendy 'Instagrammable' foods have a long association with poverty.