Darren McGarvey

Darren McGarvey is a Scottish hip hop artist and social commentator. In 2018, his book Poverty Safari won the Orwell Prize and his new book The Social Distance Between Us (Ebury Press) is out on 16th June.

@lokiscottishrap

Darren McGarvey is a Scottish hip hop artist and social commentator. In 2018, his book Poverty Safari won the Orwell Prize and his new book The Social Distance Between Us (Ebury Press) is out on 16th June.

The toxic trope of ‘benefit scroungers’

Darren McGarvey

05 Apr 2024

Britain is addicted to poverty porn

Darren McGarvey

07 Mar 2024

How to escape the debt trap

Darren McGarvey

08 Jan 2024

Scotland deserves better than this circus

Darren McGarvey

06 Oct 2023

Scotland’s poor are left to die

Darren McGarvey

06 Jun 2022

Scotland’s drug shame

Darren McGarvey

26 Jul 2019

My social mobility shame

Darren McGarvey

01 Apr 2019