Teetering on the Brink of Collapse?

Art, homelessness and hope

Dr Victoria Powell

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Pope.L’s Hospital exhibition at South London Gallery. Photograph: Andy Stagg/Courtesy of the Artist

I was listening to a podcast this week about homelessness in Finland, and how they have largely eliminated the problem there. It’s a small country of just five million people, and back in the 1980s they had really high homelessness numbers. The government tried a radical approach to address the issue, which involved giving homeless people their own apartment…

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Dr Victoria Powell

I write about art, history, politics & culture, without the confusing art speak. Crazy about dogs. Victorian historian. 19th-century gentleman in a former life.