Author Archives: Rachael Baylis

How the “Financially competent” Tories turned Β£30 for hungry children into THIS

Coronavirus has come to reveal the inequality in our society in numerous ways. One of the most pressing consequences is the increase in levels of poverty which have been exacerbated through the mass redundancies and inadequate levels of benefits available to support people who have lost their jobs. With schools being shut to the majority of students, the government came

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Freeze Rents Now: A Student in Private Housing

Coronavirus has exposed the many and extensive failings and injustices of the present social, economic and political orders. I could write a whole separate piece on how these inequalities have materialised and disproportionately affected different groups (BAME, renters, insecure workers, disabled people etc). I am in no way suggesting with this article that students are a marginalised group as such,

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