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What? Food Banks Show The Government Must Do More!

by | 3rd, June 2013

THIS is a very strange argument being used here ion regard to food banks.

There is poverty: yes. There are people who cannot afford, for some reason, lots of lovely food. So, of course, we all want everyone to be able to fill their bellies. We’re certainly a rich enough country for that. But then the argument goes haywire :

Massive cuts to social safety nets have led to “destitution, hardship and hunger on a large scale” in Britain, with more than half a million people now forced to rely on food banks for sustenance, key poverty charities have warned in a report.

Well, no. If people are getting their food from foodbanks then this shows that they’re not going hungry, doesn’t it?

Try the same logic again with a different

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