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We look at the Government’s culture war push as people are told to just work harder to beat the cost of living crisis. What bargain bin policies are being used to shift attention from the hardship so many are facing? Plus, as those struggling are told to budget their way out of poverty, we look at the ludicrous money saving advice being dished out. And finally, the panel marks the end of the iPod. Freelance writer and columnist Hannah Fearn is this week’s guest.
- “All politicians, no matter how charmed, reach a point where their luck runs out.” – Justin Quirk
- “A lot of aspects of poverty have been rendered invisible.” – Justin Quirk
- “What I find weird is Britain's fetishisation of poverty.” – Marie Le Conte
- “Any government that doesn't care that children are growing up in poverty shouldn't be a government.” – Hannah Fearn
- “People are thinking about how to feed their children, not the Brexit election strategy.” – Hannah Fearn "
- “Blaming Brexit for what's happening at home won't cut it.” – Hannah Fearn
Presented by Andrew Harrison with Justin Quirk and Marie Le Conte. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. Lead Producer: Jacob Jarvis. Producers: Jacob Archbold, Jelena Sofronijevic and Alex Rees, with research by Elina Ganatra. Music by Kenny Dickinson. Audio production by Alex Rees. The Bunker is a Podmasters Production.
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