Action Against Impoverishment This is an approximate transcript of the presentation Mark E Thomas gave to the London Quakers on 16 January 2021. We aim to have a video soon. Introduction Good morning, everybody. First of all, thank you very much for inviting me to come back and talk to you again. Particular thanks to […]
Most people in the UK are poorer today than they were in 2007, though the economy has grown. This is mass impoverishment.
If the economy is doing so well, how can most people not be doing well? If the pie is growing, why aren’t we all getting bigger slices? Why is our children’s generation set to be the first in living memory that is poorer than its predecessors?
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