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6 September 2017
Reverse all the cuts now!: A damning UN report has criticised the government's attacks on disabled people in Britain. It states legislation has "failed to recognise living independently and being included in the community as a human right."
19 April 2017
The prospect of explaining this inhumane process to women who have already experienced horrific trauma is unacceptable
12 April 2017
Changes to child tax credits and the 'Universal Credit' benefit system will mean that people making a new claim from 6 April will have the number of children they can claim for capped at two. One exception to this is if the third child was born as a result of what the government calls "non-consensual conception."
29 March 2017
The roll-out of the 'Universal Credit' benefits system seems to be making an already desperate social housing situation a whole lot worse
28 February 2017
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has announced a proposed large-scale reduction of its office estate by 20%, including Jobcentres and back-of-house offices with a further reduction of 10% by office co-location.
22 February 2017
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15 February 2017
Reports from PCS campaigning in Llanelli and Sheffield
11 January 2017
It's one world for the super-rich, and another one for the rest of us.
7 December 2016
Hundreds of thousands of people are surviving and feeding themselves by using foodbanks in Britain today
7 December 2016
Workers took 73% less unfair dismissal cases to employment tribunal last year than before the government introduced fees.
2 November 2016
Thousands of people have died since the implementation of 'work capability assessments'. This is what the new Ken Loach film 'I, Daniel Blake' is all about. Enough is enough with this inhumane system!
12 October 2016
Concentrix, a private US firm used by HM Revenue and Customs to cut tax credit payments, has been receiving suicidal calls from claimants - as a result of losing their payments thrusting them deeper into poverty.
13 July 2016
It's one world for the super-rich, and another one for the rest of us including facts and figures about new PM Theresa May and the M&S pay cut.
30 March 2016
'Universal Jobmatch' is a website jobseekers are encouraged to use to find work
9 March 2016
Over 85% of allegations of benefit fraud between 2010 and 2015 were false.
2 March 2016
Phone lines for the Tories' new 'Universal Credit' reduced welfare system are not even free. Empty-handed benefit claimants must fork out between 12p and 45p every minute to discuss their cases.
23 September 2015
Short dispatches on the different worlds of workers and the rich. 'Pig Gate', death caused by 'fit to work' assessment, hero cabin crew pay cut.
2 September 2015
Tory work and pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith has been caught out totally making up quotes. Imaginary people subject to welfare sanctions - punishment by cutting benefits - say it actually helped them.
15 July 2015
The Tories have lined up stinging attacks on the working class in their latest budget. But Labour leader Harriet Harman stepped forward and said 'me too' on behalf of her party.
8 July 2015
Short dispatches on the utter hypocrisy of the bosses and their politicians.
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