Day: 31 March 2020

Our Fundamental Right to Eat Well: Food Waste, Food Aid and Real Solutions

6 December 2019. It’s Saint Nicholas’ Day, and I’m all fidgety with excitement. For the past three years I’ve worked tirelessly to fight food waste in Belgium: organizing conferences in businesses and schools, posting on a Facebook page that I co-host with my family, after launching the JUST KEEP IT Challenge last fall. We’ve even proudly …

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The Housing Crisis Is Real… but So Are Possible Solutions

Housing affordability, as a rule of thumb, is measured as the amount of rent or mortgage over income. When your rent or mortgage surpasses 30% of your income, you are considered subject to financial stress (Meen 2018). In the UK, the average gross monthly wage is estimated to be around £2,400/ €2,800 (ONS, 2019), while the cost of a …

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