Thursday, 22 August 2013

Supporting vulnerable people back into society requires time, patience and commitment, not punitive measures

via JRF (Joseph Rowntree Foundation)

Abigail Scott Paul reveals how benefits changes are affecting people on the front line of poverty in the North East.

In the introduction of his book Population 10 Billion Danny Dorling discusses the importance of story-telling:

Human beings progress by telling stories. One event can result in a variety of stories being told about it. Sometimes those stories differ greatly. Which stories are picked up and repeated and which are dropped and forgotten often determines how we progress… And how the future will turn out depends partly, possibly largely, on which stories we collectively choose to believe.

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