Alex Renton

Alex Renton is a freelance journalist who specializes in poverty, development, the environment, food culture and food policy around the world. He is a contributing editor of the Observer magazine and writes regularly for Newsweek, The Guardian, The Observer, The Times, the Daily Mail, Intelligent Life and Prospect Magazine, and others. He has written series of stories on abuse in boarding schools and other child care institutions for The Guardian and is currently writing a book on the history of the boarding school system (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2017).

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