Monthly Archives: June 2015

WHERE IS MY EUROPEAN UNION?

Originally posted on sturdyblog:
As Greece prepares for a monumental decision, there is only one certainty: the European Ideal has been irrevocably damaged. I am a Europhile. Not only that, I am a product of the Union. I have structured…

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This referendum is a fight between the Greeks and Europe’s cruel capitalism

Originally posted on Declaration Of Opinion:
| Aditya Chakrabortty | |Comment is free | |The Guardian | http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/jun/29/referendum-greeks-europe-capitalism-greece-eurozone-economic-system?CMP=share_btn_tw

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Belgian Woman, 24, Wins Right To End Own Life By Assisted Suicide- Even Though She Is Physically Healthy

Originally posted on Same Difference:
Regular readers know my personal views on assisted dying. This case really scares me in terms of what it means for assisted suicide laws- anywhere in the world. However, I also wonder why, if she…

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Manchester homeless win reprieve in court

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BBC reports unsurprisingly that Newcastle City Council ‘forced’ to plunder welfare funds

Originally posted on Politics and Insights:
Newcastle City Council said it would have to stop providing crisis loans to vulnerable residents The BBC reports that a north-east council says government budget cuts are forcing it to use funding earmarked for…

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Manchester council take homeless to court to clear city centre Home News UK

Originally posted on Declaration Of Opinion:
|The Independent| http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/manchester-council-take-homeless-to-court-to-clear-city-centre-10353158.html

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British households still £500 a year worse off than before financial crisis

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Iain Duncan Smith in a Pickle – Fibbing, Again!

Originally posted on Ipswich Unemployed Action.:
Iain Duncan Smith: not Waving, but Drowning.  Only last week Iain Duncan Smith – our Boss at the DWP and ruler of the 35 Hour a Week Jobsearch – made a fool of himself.…

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ILF “Not Protected” Under Councils

Originally posted on Same Difference:
An FOI request to councils in England – alongside additional BBC research – suggests that less than a third of local authorities can guarantee that all the funding transferred to them as part of the…

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Wednesday 8th July – DPAC Return to Parliament in a day of action to say #Balls2TheBudget.

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