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Speaker(s): Kit de Waal, Paul McVeigh, Dr Aaron Reeves
Chair: Sarah Shaffi

Recorded on 15 February 2018 at Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House

In the run up to the LSE Festival: Beveridge 2.0, rethinking the welfare state for the 21st Century, we bring together a panel to discuss the relationship between literature and poverty. They reflect on questions such as: do you need money to access literature? If not, why are there comparatively few working-class writers? And can literature actively play a part in reducing financial hardship?

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