Monthly Archives: August 2018

As Rents Rise and People Risk Homelessness: End the Freeze on Local Housing Allowance!

Originally posted on Ipswich Unemployed Action.:
Low-income tenants face ‘heat, eat or pay rent’ choices The Guardian. Housing benefit freeze leaving poorest private renters with shortfall of up to £140 a week Low-income tenants in the private rented sector face…

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Can’t cope with monthly Universal Credit payments… Tough. Haven’t recieved a payment for eight weeks. Universal credit strikes again.

Originally posted on The poor side of life:
Dear readers, yes its Thursday again and I have just returned home after our weekly demo and advice session outside Ashton Under Lyne Jobcentre, we have been doing this for over four…

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Grandad with brain tumour asked to do a headstand at his PIP assesssment

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300+ #workfare exploiters in Greater Manchester, Named and Shamed

Originally posted on Frank Zola:
The DWP has released the names of 300 plus employers that host no-wage-work-for-benefits-only (workfare) placements in Greater Manchester (GM) and those that also exploit benefit claimants in GM and UK wide. Extract of named and…

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Gun violence worst in USA, Brazil

Originally posted on Dear Kitty. Some blog:
By Aimee Cunningham, 3:30pm, August 28, 2018: The United States and Brazil top the list of nations with the most gun deaths The first global analysis of firearm-related deaths tallies homicides, suicides and…

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The DWP is about to get a very public wake up call | The Canary

Originally posted on Tory Britain!:
https://www.thecanary.co/trending/2018/08/30/the-dwp-is-about-to-get-a-very-public-wake-up-call/

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Comparing Corbyn’s comments to Powell’s ‘rivers of blood’ is offensive | Kehinde Andrews | Opinion | The Guardian

Originally posted on kickingthecat:
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/aug/29/jeremy-corbyn-offense-race-zionists

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Primary Finale: Establishment loses big in Florida governor race, holds the field in Arizona senate race

Originally posted on The Secular Jurist:
By Robert A. Vella As the primary election cycle winds down before the November midterms, there were two notable takeaways from yesterday’s results.  In the races that decided the opposing candidates for Florida’s next…

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Saudi war crimes in Yemen, United Nations report

Originally posted on Dear Kitty. Some blog:
https://youtu.be/6Sd0OQqycj4 This 28 August 2018 British TV video says about itself: Three experts working for the UN’s Human Rights Council have said the governments of Yemen, that is, the Saudi puppet Yemeni government…

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free bus travel for all ESA, JSA and Universal Credit claimants.

Originally posted on jaynelinney:
There is a Petition on the Government website that is asking the Government to : To fund free bus travel for all ESA, JSA and Universal Credit claimants. It was created by Maria Nelson who lives with…

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