Affordability is a question of political and policy priorities. If we want a fair and adequate social security system, we cannot continue cutting the resources of those who already have the least.
When it comes to tackling unacceptable forms of work, lessons can be learned from the global South.
Many millions are in need of short-term credit to supplement poor and exploitative pay.
The wealth bonanza enjoyed by top flight football clubs does not trickle down to many of their employees.
Despite performing the same job, one of BA’s three cabin crew fleets earns far less than their colleagues.