Monthly Archives: October 2016

It takes a special arrogance to say the poverty in I, Daniel Blake is unrealistic | Housing Network | The Guardian

Originally posted on kickingthecat:
https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/oct/28/arrogance-poverty-social-housing-benefits-ken-loach-i-daniel-blake-unrealistic

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As a jobcentre adviser, I got ‘brownie points’ for cruelty

Originally posted on Stop UK lies & corruption:
“We were given lists of customers to call immediately and get them on to the Work Programme,” she recalls. “I said, ‘I’m sorry this can’t happen, this man is in hospital.’ I…

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Hillary Clinton’s Forgotten Career: Corporate Lawyer

Originally posted on Stop Making Sense:
Laura Meckler and Peter Nicholas writes for the Wall Street Journal: One of Hillary Clinton’s first assignments as a corporate lawyer landed her far from her roots. She helped overturn a ballot measure that increased…

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After I, Daniel Blake: The rise of socially-conscious drama | Vox Political

http://voxpoliticalonline.com/2016/10/30/after-i-daniel-blake-the-rise-of-socially-conscious-drama/

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Even now, the DWP is pushing sickness benefit claimants toward early graves | Vox Political #wca

http://voxpoliticalonline.com/2016/10/30/even-now-the-dwp-is-pushing-sickness-benefit-claimants-toward-early-graves/

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Council demands to know if you are straight, gay, lesbian or transgender – before it does your recycling : Daily Mirror.

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Iain Duncan Smith to challenge Theresa May on universal credit cuts (Not Satire, No Really, He’s actually going to do this!)

Originally posted on Tory Britain! :
Former work and pensions secretary will tell PM to invest in in-work benefits to help those who are ‘just about managing’. Source: Iain Duncan Smith to challenge Theresa May on universal credit cuts

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Nissan deal has created a financial nightmare for UK taxpayers. Thanks for nothing, Tories! | Vox Political

http://voxpoliticalonline.com/2016/10/29/nissan-deal-has-created-a-financial-nightmare-for-uk-taxpayers-thanks-for-nothing-tories/

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Lily Allen’s experience highlights the double-standards of the UK’s attitude to discrimination | Vox Political

http://voxpoliticalonline.com/2016/10/29/lily-allens-experience-highlights-the-double-standards-of-the-uks-attitude-to-discrimination/

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Ken Loach talks about the reality in jobcentres

Originally posted on Stop UK lies & corruption:
Ken Loach talks about the reality in jobcentres as Iain Duncan Smith says “It doesn’t matter as these people don’t vote for us anyway”   Watch video

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