Category Archives: Poverty

September 13

Poverty Porn

This is where my blog is used in a selfish way, as a place to store references and ideas for myself. Hopefully this will be of use to others too examining the construction of poverty and social exclusion, and how the media demonises the poor. Look at the difference between today’s poverty porn, and the […]

June 05

Education and Poverty

There has been uproar this week about Kirstie Allsopp’s comments. The first time age for mothers in the UK is already 28. We already know about the ‘fertility cliff’. A few articles responding are here, here, here and here. I felt so angry about what Kirstie said. Yes, her privilege as a baron’s daughter does […]