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Luapula Province, Zambia. Photo Robin Hammond/Panos. August 2010
27 July 2022

Why Ukraine’s resistance has succeeded where Belarus’ has failed

The resilience of the Ukrainian people shows the importance of close communal ties and national identity for resilient nations.

15 July 2022

Maks Levin named recipient of 2022 Courage in Journalism Award

“Every photographer dreams of taking a picture that will stop the War”
– Maks Levin

5 July 2022

Launch of new Poverty Strategy Commission in the UK

Cross-party, cross-sectoral commission of politicians, business leaders and civil society unite to develop strategy to tackle persistent poverty in the UK.

12 July 2022

The 2022 Courage in Journalism Award

The award honours and recognizes the brave men and women who have given their lives in the pursuit of bringing truthful accounts of the facts. The event also stands against the increasing threats to media freedoms around the world.

14 June 2022

Uprating benefits in line with inflation would protect 780,000 from falling into poverty.

420,000 of those protected from falling into poverty are in working families.

10 June 2022

Can the UK government recover? 5 Challenges for progress

The first task for Johnson will be to mark a shift from his previous approach to leadership by rebuilding public trust, but the prospects of the government also rest on its ability to address the major challenges the nation faces.

26 May 2022

Chancellor’s new package of benefits will shield 650,000 from poverty

Nearly half of those supported to remain out of poverty are in working families. 310,000 of those protected from falling into poverty are in working families, while only 130,000 of those affected are in workless families.

9 May 2022

Poverty in London, before and during the Covid-19 pandemic

London has long faced the highest poverty rate of any region or nation of the UK: according to the Social Metrics Commission’s poverty measurement framework, 29% of Londoners were in poverty in the second quarter of 2020.

30 March 2022

Combatting Russian Disinformation

“I commend Legatum and all those who have sought to assemble evidence of the impact and
the effect. I think it has added to the report the ISC has produced.”

-Former UK Security Minister, James Brokenshire MP.

30 March 2022

Protecting low-income families from the cost of living crisis – assessing options for the uprating of benefits

Due to increases in the cost of living, claimants are facing real-terms cuts in their benefits. New modelling assesses the likely poverty impact of a series of potential alternatives to the scheduled (3.1%) uprating of benefits.

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