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Polly Toynbee


Polly Toynbee is a Guardian columnist, formerly BBC social affairs editor. Her latest book, with David Walker, is Cameron's Coup, following on from The Verdict

A vote against Zac Goldsmith is a vote against extreme Brexit

theguardian.com — Zac Goldsmith stands down in Richmond Park to protest against the Heathrow decision, just as he said he would. A man of honour keeping his promise? That's not how he may emerge on byelection polling day.

NHS nurses are being cast into a perfect Brexit storm

theguardian.com — Hardly anything in Britain is untouched by the Brexit vote. With the country angrily wrenched apart, this has caused the greatest political, social and cultural rift of our life-time. But in few places is the hurt felt more deeply than inside the NHS.

Unjust Rewards: Exposing Greed and Inequality in Britain Today

Richard Sennett: The Sociology Of Public Life

The Verdict: did Labour change Britain?

Public lectures and events

Literary Festival 2013: Austerity on Trial

Picturing Race and Inequality: the potential for social change

lse.ac.uk — Browser does not support script. Browser does not support script. Browser does not support script. Browser does not support script. Speaker(s): Professor Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, Mark Neville, Professor Tim Newburn, Professor Gwendolyn Sasse, Polly Toynbee Recorded on 13 January 2015 at Old Theatre, Old Building The panel will discuss effective ways of communicating and changing inequality, centring on the work of artist Mark Neville, in particular his recent series London/Pittsburgh.

Good Times Bad Times: the welfare myth of them and us

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The public are already turning against Brexit. When will Theresa May listen?

theguardian.com — As Theresa May faces her first EU summit today, the other 27 member states will be eyeing her up. Will she approach them in the fearsome tones of her party conference speech, or is there more emollience beneath that inscrutable coldness? On her real views, we are as much in the dark as they.
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Oct 28, 2016

RT @J_Bloodworth: Too often the 'sharing economy' seems to mean workers surrendering their hard-won rights and bosses steadfastly not sharing the profits.

Oct 28, 2016

RT @Peebi: From BBC online: £ lost nearly 1/5 of its value since EUref. It's the world's worst-performing currency on global money markets…

Oct 28, 2016

RT @GavinJKelly1: Kudos to @GMB_union. So common to be told unions are irrelevant to the emerging world of work. Doesn't need to be t…

Oct 28, 2016

Splendid, Caroline Lucas: but what a missed chance to expel racist hard Brexiter Goldsmith.Lab dinosaurs to blame  http://bit.ly/2fnoEuH 

Oct 28, 2016

RT @weareundivided: @pollytoynbee Check out our revolutionary youth campaign empowering youth voices about #Brexit! #WeDemand / https://t.co/DuYv97uLjf

Oct 28, 2016

RT @blowndes: Strong stuff @pollytoynbee - I agree that Labour won't do it in Richmond but we may see similar tactics used soon https://t.co/JgT234JiOc

Oct 28, 2016

RT @Bob__Hudson: Spoilt brat forces by-election at public expense. What's the best way to give him a bloody nose? asks @pollytoynbee https://t.co/EmcEilsM3g

Oct 28, 2016

RT @Wonkypolicywonk: Top stuff by @pollytoynbee "There are times when politicians should put country above party, & this is one of them" ht…

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