Soupidarity: why food aid needs more solidarity, not charity.

Rachel Coxon, BA Economics and Politics By compensating for austerity measures, organisations like food banks enable policymakers to construct food poverty as a matter of charity rather than a political obligation. When Britain’s first soup kitchens emerged in the early 1800s, they were immediately controversial. There was no shortage of need; with Britain in the […]


By Arifah Chowdhury, BA Politics and International Relation SOAS Bangla Society’s objective is to embrace, empower and educate the Bengali culture within the larger SOAS community. This is a space for both Bengalis and non-Bengalis to be able to explore and interact with the rich culture that Bangladesh and its people have to offer. Whether […]