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1 July 2020

Benefits system being used to force return to unsafe workplaces

As previously reported in the Socialist, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), which oversees the payment of unemployment benefit to millions, had previously eased the requirements for claiming Universal Credit

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20 May 2020

Universal Basic Income: not a solution to insecurity and poverty under capitalism

None of the schemes with elements of UBI provide a decent level of income

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28 November 2018

Nat West's benefit-claimant eviction policy

Nat West bank made an ultimatum to a Belfast landlord seeking to remortgage their buy-to-let flat - either evict your vulnerable older tenant or seek a mortgage elsewhere.

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26 September 2018

Powerful defence of the welfare state

Non-fiction: Don't Let My Past Be Your Future: Harry Leslie Smith, the World War Two veteran and welfare state campaigner, has crossed the supposed generational divide and issued a "call to arms" to young people to organise to change society.

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14 February 2018

Big political strike against Finnish government's attack on unemployed

Across the country, not only transport workers but construction and manufacturing unions were on strike, with a tenth of Finland's workers - 200,000 - downing tools

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17 January 2018

Opinion: foster care is work - carers deserve workers' rights

Many foster carers cannot maintain a day job if they have a challenging young person to care for, and so rely wholly on their council allowance

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3 January 2018

Tory prescription for mental illness: stress and bureaucracy

As an individual with mental health issues, it has been my misfortune to experience directly just how capitalist society, Britain 2017, treats such people. I can't imagine that my experience is particularly unique.

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19 April 2017

Benefits workers oppose 'rape clause' and two-child limit

The prospect of explaining this inhumane process to women who have already experienced horrific trauma is unacceptable

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19 April 2017

900 carers quit a day - nationalise social care now

Over 900 carers quit every day last year in England

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12 April 2017

Thousands left with 50p for rent - cap rents, not benefits

Tory caps on housing benefits have left thousands of families with only 50p a week for rent.

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15 February 2017

Super-rich subsidised

The 'precariat' is costing public funds nearly 4 billion a year in lost taxation and benefits

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11 February 2017

60 Years After Beveridge Welfare reform - back to the future?

THE BEVERIDGE Report advocated full employment and the creation of a welfare state. It was 1942 and the second world war had raised workers' expectations of a better future. Thousands had died and those

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14 December 2016

No to home seizures for care bills

Councils may start seizing the homes of elderly people after death to pay care bills. Ministers are also considering letting local authorities charge more council tax to cover them. Councils should instead fight for more funding, and for care to be nationalised.

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7 December 2016

Compensation disabled

An admin error robbed thousands of families with disabled kids of up to 4,400 a year

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23 November 2016

'Just about managing': 2,500 worse off by 2020

As profits for Tory toffs steadily climb, low-income working families will be left 2,543 worse off by 2020. Lift the benefit cap!

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2 November 2016

We are all Daniel Blake: no more deaths from benefit cuts

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!

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12 October 2016

Suicidal phone calls: fight to reverse tax credit cuts

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.

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1 June 2016

Jobseekers told: take three-hour commute

Getting a job in austerity Britain is not a guaranteed or easy thing. I am a recent university graduate, and have spent the past couple of months job hunting. I can see how hard it can be to get your foot in the door - then we have this ridiculous 'advice' from the DWP.

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23 March 2016

"As a carer, I am expected to pick up the slack"

Cuts that destroy vulnerable lives: "The feature 'Mental health - system in crisis' was excellent and highlighted very well the viewpoints of both a mental health worker and a service user. I thought it would good to add to the topic with the impact on carers and families."

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16 March 2016

Tories cut disabled dignity for tax breaks

Tory chancellor George Osborne plans to cut 1.2 billion from benefits which help disabled people live independently, writes Adrian Picton, Disabled worker.

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