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‘Moaning’ Work and Pensions committee lets IDS ‘off the hook’

Originally posted on Mike Sivier's blog:
It is said that you can get the measure of a man, not from his words, but from his actions. Iain Duncan Smith brought bodyguards to the Commons Work and Pensions Committee yesterday.…

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‘Moaning’ Work and Pensions committee lets IDS ‘off the hook’

Originally posted on Mike Sivier's blog:
It is said that you can get the measure of a man, not from his words, but from his actions. Iain Duncan Smith brought bodyguards to the Commons Work and Pensions Committee yesterday.…

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Workers Of The World Relax, Universal Automation Hits Google Store

Originally posted on the void:
Iain Duncan Smith’s plans to force claimants to spend 35 hours a week endlessly applying for unsuitable jobs via the DWP’s shoddy jobsearch website have suffered another humiliating blow. Universal Automation, which was recently released…

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Poverty: The situation’s bleak, but the future looks worse!

Originally posted on Mike Sivier's blog:
We all owe a debt of thanks to the Joseph Rowntree Foundation for its work to reveal the depth of poverty in British society today. The Foundation’s latest report reveals that – even…

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The coming Corporatocracy and the death of democracy

Originally posted on Politics and Insights:
“Fascism should more appropriately be called Corporatism because it is a merger of state and corporate power.” – Benito Mussolini. “The real corruption that has eaten into the heart of British public life is…

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A few lights, a camera and some real-life action helped us demystify what it’s like to live with a mental illness, says Dan Charlton

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A few lights, a camera and some real-life action helped us demystify what it’s like to live with a mental illness, says Dan Charlton

A few lights, a camera and some real-life action helped us demystify what it’s like to live with a mental illness, says Dan Charlton.

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Why your NHS Mental Health Trust should provide an independent in house Welfare Rights Service.

Originally posted on Local Democracy and Health:
Every year approximately 70,000 people with a Psychosis are supported by the NHS. In most cases while they receive good consistent support from health and social care services the same cannot be said…

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Day 5: Online Action on workfare and sanctions – the finale

Originally posted on the void:
From Boycott Workfare The week of action has seen a very loud noise demo at the workfare industry’s annual conference, hijacking its hashtag and actions in Cardiff, Wrexham, and even one in Germany! There’s loads more planned this weekend – with…

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Young People To Face Workfare In Supermarkets Or 780 Hours Forced Community Work Osborne Announces

Originally posted on the void:
For a long time now anti-workfare campaigners have warned that so-called ‘voluntary’ unpaid work on Jobcentre schemes is often forced labour in disguise. Such is the toxic environment in Jobcentres that those who refuse to…

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