Britain is the world’s fifth richest country, yet poverty in Britain is rising. With paid work failing to reduce poverty for many, how can Britain best tackle this growing issue?
Frank Field, MP Member of Parliament for Birkenhead
Frank Field was appointed Chairman of the Independent Review on Poverty and life chances in June 2010.
John Bird MBE, Founder and Editor-in Chief, The Big Issue.
Julia Unwin CBE, Chief Executive, Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Julia Unwin is Chief Executive of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and the Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust.
Kate Wareing, Director of Poverty programme, Oxfam UK.
In the wake of recent strikes by young people across the UK to protest climate change inaction, this month’s issue of Geographical takes a closer look at the growing global youth protestor movement.
21 March 2019
Introducing the Society's newly digitised film collection, and a deeper look at R.A. Bagnold's 1932 expedition – the first east-west crossing of the Libyan Desert as captured on film.
25 September 2017
To outsiders, Sri Lanka's civil war (1983-2009) remains perplexing. Award-winning author John describes a journey that begins with Tooting's 8,000 refugees, and ends on the battlefields of Mullaitivu. There's horror here, beauty and hope.
20 March 2017
Collaborative research and networking by geographers established and supported community action against climate change across the UK.
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