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Andrew Kersley

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

Education On the Brink

Teachers and support staff are leaving education in droves. There’s one way for the government to stem the flow: reverse twelve years of cuts, abandon austerity 2.0, and pay education workers properly.

The Poor Are Not to Blame for Poverty

Tory MP Lee Anderson’s claim that food bank use stems from personal failings is a pathetic attempt justify an economic system leaving millions hungry – and proves just how out of touch our political class really is.

Fix the Damn Sick Pay

The government is ending self-isolation requirements and urging ‘personal responsibility’ instead – but as the pandemic proved, it’s hard to be ‘responsible’ when sick pay is so low that staying off work means not making rent.