‘If only they made better life choices’ – how simplistic explanations of poverty and food insecurity miss the mark

The way we perceive poverty, hunger and household food insecurity is shaped by media, government policy, public relations, advertising and personal experience.

But one persistent strand is the notion that poverty and food insecurity are the result of poor personal choices and priorities.

  • Rebekah Graham
  • The Conversation

Over time, this view can come to be seen as “common sense”, influencing our …

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