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What We Learned Last Week (13/10 - 20/10)

1) Parliament Square is still Occupied – just…

British policing is becoming increasing surreal as pizza box deemed a piece of sleeping equipment.

— Occupy Democracy (@occupydemocracy) …

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2014 Anniversary Dinner

INTRO: The majority of poverty-stricken children are born to parents who lack economic resources such as disposable income. This condition severely restricts children’s opportunities and is not an exclusive phenomena found in poorer countries. 1,069 more words

The SCOT Trust

Child Poverty in Birmingham

End child poverty recently released some child poverty statistics.  We have used the statistics for Birmingham to create this Dashboard.

The Dashboard shows the percentage of child poverty in the city by ward. 37 more words

Information & Intelligence

Wrexham ward has highest child poverty in Wales

Parts of Wrexham have the highest levels of child poverty in Wales, a new survey has shown.

Today’s End Child Poverty Campaign report showed nearly a quarter of all children in Wrexham live in poverty and Plaid Cymru has called for a dramatic change in the UK Government’s spending priorities. 621 more words

Austerity

Over 48 Million Americans Live in Poverty

Over 48 million Americans live in poverty, according to a special report by the Census Bureau Thursday that provides an alternative look at the worst off people in the nation than the official numbers that come out in September. 373 more words

News

Hiding the government's failure on poverty

Three weeks ago I snarked John Key’s sudden desire to take serious action on child poverty.

Now, thanks to Radio New Zealand, we know that not only has Treasury been tailoring its advice to meet National’s prejudices, and not only has National got no real intention of changing the way it’s doing things, but they also really, really don’t want to be honest about it. 272 more words

National

The problem of hunger in our schools

by Judith Nowotarski, NZEI Te Riu Roa President

When it came out this week that Treasury had advised the government that school breakfasts had no measurable impact on educational performance, principals of low decile schools around the country were flabbergasted. 694 more words

Education