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7 Million living in poverty

July 29, 2019

According to a new study millions of people including 4 Million of children in deep poverty. The main points in this studding are: More than 4 million people in the UK are trapped in deep poverty, meaning their income is at least 50% below the official breadline. The Social Metrics Commission also said 7 million people, including […]

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The Great Housing Swindle

Image: Homes for all demonstration

July 2, 2016

Years ago, Margaret Thatcher got elected. Her and her gang nicknamed ‘The Tories’ conned loads of us to buy our council houses. At the time people said, “Don’t do it, it’s a con”. Yet many fell for it. Some wanted to make a quick buck. Others saw it as “protecting” their housing security. Not trusting […]

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Abolish Universal Credit

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July 2, 2016

The introduction of Universal Credit, which replaces many state benefits, will have a damaging effect on millions of working families, leaving the poorest running up the down escalator. Under Universal Credit low-paid workers will be required to work with DWP job coaches to seek more work hours, higher pay, or an extra job as a […]

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Death by a thousand Cuts

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July 2, 2016

We hear politicians claim “the NHS is safe in our hands” but do any of us believe these lies? Go into any A&E. Try and get a GP’s appointment. If you have drug or mental health problems try and get help. Ask anyone with care needs how they cope. We all know the results. Money […]

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Refugees: what crisis?

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July 2, 2016

For the last two years, politicians and the media have been telling us that we are in the throes of a refugee crisis. Whenever those with power use language like this, it is worth scratching the surface in order to see the bigger picture.

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