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Andrew Kersley

Andrew Kersley is a freelance writer. His work has appeared in Wired and LabourList, among other outlets.

The Forgotten Frontline

Along with healthcare staff, workers in industries like retail and delivery have been facing huge pressures and dangerous conditions for almost a year. Their contributions deserve wider recognition.

Why Poverty Is So Expensive

Ten million adults and four million children live in poverty in Britain, one of the wealthiest countries in the world. Right-wingers argue that we can’t afford to tackle this scandal – but the truth is, we can’t afford not to.

No, Thatcher Didn’t Save the Economy

The suffering caused by Margaret Thatcher’s policies is often justified with the argument that they saved Britain from ruin – but 30 years after she left office, it’s clear that she left the economy weaker and more unequal.