Archive for the Social justice Category

Dignity at a time like this

Cooking at home

As more information has emerged about how coronavirus (COVID-19) will affect day-to-day lives, many of us have felt nervous, scared and confused about how we and our families will cope with the restrictions on our movement and potential health problems that will come.   For many, this has

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Food bank managers, Campaigners, Farmers and MSPs break bread in celebration of the right to food

Braving some of the worst weather of 2019, food bank managers, farmers and environmental and social justice charities shared a meal with MSPs outside of the Scottish Parliament in celebration of International Human Rights Day.  The event, organised by the Scottish Food Coalition, was visually striking, with

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Nine meals from poverty

It’s an indication of the increasingly surreal Brexit debate that laughably stupid UK government proposals for ‘no deal’ are being reported with a straight face rather than the derisory contempt they deserve.  Here’s the British Retail Consortium on food supplies last week: Stockpiling of food is not

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Remembering Gus Schumacher

This week the sad news reached us that Gus Schumacher, Co-Founder of the Wholesome Wave Foundation, passed away unexpectedly of heart failure. Wholesome Wave is a non-profit working across the United States, connecting the dots between farmers, businesses, local authorities, the health sector and communities. They believe

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