Category Archives: poverty

International Women’s Day – is it a day for celebration or reflection?

Is 8 March a day for a wider social celebration? For those of you who are regular readers of this blog, you will know that I often find myself taking the side of women against the discrimination they face in … Continue reading

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Bob Diamond and Picasso – loads o’ money

What links Bob Diamond with Picasso you might ask – probably not very much unless he happens to own one; perhaps he does! I was looking at an on-line piece of news that described the £6.5 million Mr Diamond has … Continue reading

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Rain: a natural disaster and the poor suffer most!

For the past two weeks we have been inundated with pictures and words from Queensland and specifically Brisbane about the flooding there. How tragic it is for the residents who have seen their homes and belongings swept away; of course, … Continue reading

Posted in discrimination, Equality & Diversity, inequality, poverty | Tagged | 4 Comments