This week’s hot links include rethinking the Robin Hood principle, justice and governance, innovation policy and how regional bodies can help deliver Sustainable Development Goal 16.

22 Jun

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This week’s hot links include rethinking the Robin Hood principle, justice and governance, innovation policy and how regional bodies can help deliver Sustainable Development Goal 16.

Academics Stand Against Poverty UK are looking for a short-term coordinator to get them off the ground!

17 May

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Are you passionate about rigorous, context-sensitive and nuanced information reaching the public discourse to inform political decision-making? Do you enjoy a solid project management challenge and can you hit the ground running? Then Academics Stand Against Poverty (ASAP) want to hear from you!

OurKingdom feature ASAP UK Political Parties Poverty Audit

6 May

OurKingdom, the British section of openDemocracy, has featured an article about the ASAP UK Political Parties Poverty Audit. OurKingdom professes its goal as the questioning and investigation of power in the United Kingdom, whether public or secret, cultural or economic, from the perspective of securing and enhancing shared liberty The article is detailed below and may be accessed on […]

ASAP UK Political Parties Poverty Audit

27 Apr

This week we posted to let you know that the ASAP UK Political Parties Poverty Audit has been launched. We urge you to get involved and find out how your vote will affect Poverty. With approximately 13 million people currently living in poverty in the UK, and less than 2 weeks until the elections, ASAP […]

ASAP 2015 Political Manifesto Poverty Audit Launched

23 Apr

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Today, a group of leading UK Academics launched an audit of the main political parties’ manifestos to assess the impact of their policies on UK and global poverty. With approximately 13 million people currently living in poverty in the UK, and only 2 weeks until the elections read the full report at: http://www.ukpovertyaudit.org/

Academics Stand Against Poverty: UK Political Manifestos Poverty Audit

22 Apr

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Ahead of the General Election, a group of leading UK academics is launching an audit of the UK political parties’ manifestos to measure their policies’ impact on poverty.

Seeking ASAP Volunteer for UK Poverty Audit for the Elections – Apply Now!

19 Dec

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Inspired by ASAP Oceania’s successful Political Party Manifesto poverty audit of the Australian election in August 2013, ASAP UK is conducting a similar process for the UK General election in May 2015. We are looking for a Master’s or Ph.D. student to volunteer as Research and Coordination Assistant for the project, to begin work in […]

The Amartya Sen Prize Contest

6 Aug

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ASAP announced the Amartya Sen Prize Contest for the best new work on illicit financial flows, global poverty, and inequality. At least two of the winning essays will receive a monetary award and will be presented at an international conference at Yale University. ASAP UK is now seeking four committed volunteers to help achieve the […]