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20 January 2021
Private companies were exposed earning £30 for 'starvation' food parcels - for families entitled to free school meals - that contained just north of a fiver's worth of ingredients
1 July 2020
Are you considering taking a long-delayed holiday? Try the pacific islands of Fiji. In an enticing tweet, the country's prime minister says: "Say you're a billionaire looking to fly your own jet, rent
15 January 2020
Millions of predominately young people around the world protested in 2019 at the lack of governmental action to halt global warming which is leading to catastrophic climate change.
12 September 2018
£10 an hour now Scrap benefit cuts: Four million children in the UK live in households unable to afford enough fruit, vegetables, fish and other essential food groups to meet government nutrition guidelines, says the Food Foundation.
18 October 2017
At any given time nearly a billion people on the planet are hungry, and a third are malnourished. And yet a new report says the growing obesity crisis is set to cost $1.2 trillion a year worldwide from 2025.
5 April 2017
How to feed the world? That is a question that capitalism has never been able to solve, with one-third of the world's total population suffering malnutrition. Even in the economically advanced capitalist countries like Britain growing numbers are reliant on food banks.
7 December 2016
Hundreds of thousands of people are surviving and feeding themselves by using foodbanks in Britain today
25 July 2016
New figures that half of all food produced in the US is thrown away brings the question of the wastefulness of capitalism into sharp relief.
23 March 2016
Twenty years ago: The UK's biggest health scandal in living memory was the BSE epidemic known as "mad cow disease".
29 October 2015
After weeks of criticism, Tory health minister Jeremy Hunt released the report 'Sugar reduction: the evidence for action' on 22 October.
14 October 2015
Right-wing rag the Daily Mail has featured the Bake Off winner on their front page every year since the series began. Until last week.
28 March 2014
Protests are taking place across the country tomorrow as part of the 'fast food rights' campaign
27 February 2014
Justice under the knife: Ahead of the 7 March strike by lawyers, Russell Fraser, joint secretary of the Haldane Society of Socialist Lawyers speaks about the implications of the cuts to justice and the plans to fight them
26 February 2014
The Environment Minister Owen Paterson, in his speech at this year's Oxford Farming Conference, said that Europe is risking becoming a 'museum of world farming' if it doesn't open the door to genetically modified crops
19 February 2014
A lot of food is wasted in Britain. At farms, 'wonky' vegetables are rejected; at warehouses huge amounts of packaged foods are discarded because of split packets or minor blemishes
9 October 2013
Tory MP Paul Maynard is concerned people might get a 'food bank habit'. He said: "I do not believe that immediate food relief should be the role of the government...
8 May 2013
Five million families in Britain are struggling to pay for food and are reaching "breaking point" according to a 'Which?' survey...
8 May 2013
Time to get political: In the last six months an extra 100,000 people have been added to the food bank queues. Attendance at food banks seems to be one of the few growth areas of the economy, writes Nancy Taaffe.
1 May 2013
Time for plan S: Changes to the benefit system and recent welfare reforms are forcing a growing number of people to use food banks...
20 February 2013
Calls for a tax on fizzy drinks have sparked hurt outrage among manufacturers. How could they be accused of doing anything wrong when all they want is to bring health and happiness to the world!
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