Boris Johnson, UK Prime Minister

Hungry People Don’t Vote

The Hartlepool byelection was a victory for hunger and poverty. It was a victory for tax cuts for the rich, insider dealing and the hidden national malaise that will deepen and worsen in the coming decade. Hartlepool’s electorate consists of a little over 70,000 people. Jill Mortimer for the Conservative Party won the byelection on […]

The Good Samaritan helping a beaten man.

The Good Samaritan Ruined My Life

This is the story of the Good Samaritan. A foreigner travelling from Jerusalem to Jericho was set upon by thieves who beat him and stole his clothes. A Jewish priest and a Levite crossed the road and passed on by without helping.   Then a fellow from Samaria came along. He helped the beaten man, […]

Hunger is a Political Weapon

Allowing school children to go hungry is immoral, disgraceful, a political strategy. A weapon of war. ‘More than four million children in Britain are growing up in poverty,’ according to Louise Tickle, The Guardian, February 2020. ‘Levels of food insecurity in Britain are among the highest in Europe.’ Hunger scars you for life. People too […]