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Starved to Death after Benefits Cut

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Written by Administrator Saturday, 01 March 2014 21:53

A tragic event that is being repeated daily were those that were once considered too ill to work are now having their benefits cut which has resulted in over 10,0000+ deaths.

Mark Wood, who weighed just 35kg when he died, was deemed to be fit for work which led to his sickness and housing benefits being cut.

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  • Shameful . . . Here's a somewhat updated (as of 21 Oct 2014) list of welfare-related deaths of UK’s sick and/or disabled people from blacktriangle campaign: Terry McGarvey, 48. Dangerously ill from polycytheamia, Terry asked for an ambulance to be called during his Work Capability Assessment. He...
  • Its bloody vile what this government is doing to the most vulnerable in society and continues to do so.
  • Government admits it was wrong to cut benefits of 5st 8lbs disabled man who starved to death The Department of Work and Pensions said it was incorrect to cut Mark Wood's benefits to £40 despite his disabilities and suffering various illnesses.
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The Shameful Role of PCS Union Members in the Widespread Bullying of Benefit Claimants

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Written by Administrator Wednesday, 26 February 2014 00:04

Members of the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) are engaged in the widespread bullying and intimidation of benefit claimants in Jobcentres up and down the country. The evidence can no longer be denied and the union's leadership must now take steps to educate its members that solidarity is more than just a word on a leaflet during a PCS pay dispute, or else face the accusation of collaborating with the government's vicious assault on the most economically vulnerable in society under the rubric of austerity.

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Prisoners of Want

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Written by Administrator Tuesday, 25 February 2014 16:18

The hidden history of the Unemployment Movement underlines a threat so great to governments right and Left and unions, it has been scrubbed from worldwide recognition as the bearer of deep radical roots that not only defended the unemployed but also created the preconditions for a united fightback.

In `Prisoners of Want` we read of Frances unemployment movement and as we enter the post industrial age of its importance as a reference point to what we should avoid and could achieve to reshape all our futures in the struggles against  insecurity and social marginalisation.

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  • Prisoners of Want: An impressive recap of the early 20th Century solidarity movement of the unemployed -crucial for today's understanding of how people must empower themselves so to wrest power from governments and their corporate puppet masters.
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Surviving the Post-Employment Economy

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Written by Administrator Sunday, 23 February 2014 15:18

The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.

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NxtGenUK putting the F into the Recession

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Written by terratech Saturday, 23 November 2013 16:49

Sean Brendan Donnelly AKA NxtGen, a new father and working bin man is causing a stir again as his raps strike a thread which speaks of the dire crap being lived out daily by all of us.

I hope you listen and watch the video; the song included will blow you away and having looked over his other works I can only say we need to hear more of him but here’s hoping he doesn’t lose contact with his root`s.




F The Tories Freestyle

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