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Welcome to the new, rebuilt, national (UK) Unemployment Movement website.
We invite former and new members to join us.
Built and run by unemployed people and radical to its core, the Unemployment Movement is rebellious in stance and revolutionary in outlook. Our aim, as we deal with unemployment personally and politically, is to generate and represent a wave of change in opposition to the ingrained thinking of institutions, groups and politicians mired in the past which puts all our futures in peril.
Our message is simple but powerful: Loathed, despised and shunned as the “undeserving poor”, our country has turned on us, stripping us of any inherent right to food, clothing, shelter or personal autonomy. A welfare system once intended to ensure that no-one, regardless of background or status, went without the basic essentials of existence has become a tool to oppress, control and manipulate all those who don’t conform to a prescribed norm, and subordinate the needs of the individual to the desires of a self-serving elite.