Polly Toynbee

Polly Toynbee is a columnist for the Guardian. She was formerly BBC social affairs editor, columnist and associate editor of the Independent, co-editor of the Washington Monthly and a reporter and feature writer for the Observer. She has won the Political Journalist of the Year Award 2003 and is one of the most ardent supporters of the secular cause.

She has written a number of social commentary books including, in 2003, Hard Work: Life in Low-Pay Britain about an experimental period voluntarily living on the minimum wage. Polly Toynbee and David Walker have co-authored Dogma and Disarray: Cameron at Half-Time, Unjust Rewards: Exposing Greed and Inequality in Britain Today, The Verdict: Did Labour Change Britain? and Better or Worse: Did Labour Deliver?


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Michael Sandel and Polly Toynbee

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Michael Sandel & Polly Toynbee

Hear one of the world's most popular philosophers Michael Sandel live at 5x15 online in conversation with journalist & writer Polly Toynbee.