Monthly Archives: February 2020

ESA Sanctions Regime Virtually Abandoned, But UC Sanctions Remain — Same Difference

With many thanks to Benefits And Work. The sanctions regime for employment and support allowance (ESA) has been almost completely abandoned by the DWP, but sanctions for universal credit remain high the latest government figures reveal. For ESA, sanction rates … Continue reading

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Domestic abuse victims told to live with abuser or face homelessness

Originally posted on Govt Newspeak:
Domestic abuse victims have been told to ‘live with their abuser’ or face homelessness in Kent. Victims of domestic abuse who turn to their local councils for help are being told to go back to…

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DWP DEATHS: MP makes emotional plea for action

Originally posted on Govt Newspeak:
MP makes emotional plea for action after warning over deaths linked to benefits issues. Labour MP Debbie Abrahams is seeking an inquiry into failures of the Government’s social security benefits system. – The London Economic.…

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Big German demonstrations against murderous neonazis

Originally posted on Dear Kitty. Some blog:
https://youtu.be/p170epe2dSU This 23 February 2020 video says about itself: Germany: Thousands march in memory of shooting victims in Hanau Thousands of people marched through the streets of Hanau on Sunday, to protest against…

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Rejoice! Murdoch Press Losing MILLIONS

Originally posted on Beastrabban\'s Weblog:
Here’s a bit of good news amidst the horrors of this Tory government, the floods, deportations, rampant racism and the Coronavirus: the Murdoch press is losing money. Very big money. Zelo Street has just…

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The Tory plan for care means either you pay for it or you go without. Poor people need not apply — Vox Political

The phrase “social care” is anathema to the Conservatives because they don’t care about anybody apart from themselves. Personally, This …Continue reading → via The Tory plan for care means either you pay for it or you go without. Poor people … Continue reading

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New blue Brexit passports are made in Poland by a French-Dutch firm. Satire is dead — Vox Political

What else is there to say? The iconic blue passport has become a symbol of the UK’s departure from the …Continue reading → via New blue Brexit passports are made in Poland by a French-Dutch firm. Satire is dead — Vox … Continue reading

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Why did the BBC put forward a National Front extremist as having mainstream views? — Vox Political

Remember the crazy racist ranter on the BBC’s Question Time last week? The one whose views were legitimised by the programme …Continue reading → via Why did the BBC put forward a National Front extremist as having mainstream views? — Vox … Continue reading

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Indians will protest against Donald Trump visit

Originally posted on Dear Kitty. Some blog:
This photo shows a billboard in Agra city, India with Indian right-wing Prime Minister Modi, United States President Donald Trump and US First Lady Melania Trump. During his state visit to India, Trump…

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Sanders’ Nevada, USA victory, a British comment

Originally posted on Dear Kitty. Some blog:
https://youtu.be/OMpZdlwR_f4 This 24 February 2020 video by United States presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says about itself: Our Victory in Nevada If we stand for justice, if we stand for compassion, if we understand…

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