About JJ

Co-founder of Black Triangle

New Left Project ‘ATOS: Notes on a Neoliberal Scandal’ – With recognition of Black Triangle and DPAC’s work

  Black Triangle and our sister organisation Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC) receive recognition in this article. Thank you, Christopher Read and the New Left Project!: The Investigation “The avalanche of complaints, protests and investigations, along with several high profile … Continue reading →

Edinburgh City Council SNP/LibDem Administration Refuses to Back Motion in Support of the Hardest Hit Rally on 22nd October

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  On Tuesday 4th October 2011 the SNP/Lib-Dem administration voted against supporting a motion in support of the Hardest His Rally in Edinburgh on 22nd October at their Policy and Strategy committee.    Only the Green Councillor supported the Labour motion. Why … Continue reading →

Action: Commons Health Committee inquiry into Social care – Please submit your comments in your own words

Commons Health Committee inquiry into Social Care The House of Commons Health Committee has issued an invitation to submit written evidence for its inquiry into Social care.  The deadline for submitting written evidence is 12 a.m. 26 October 2011. Please … Continue reading →

Scottish Parliament to Reject Iain Duncan Smith’s Welfare Cuts Bill – Newsnight Scotland

  “Tonight on Reporting Scotland “Should the Scottish Parliament accept Iain Duncan Smith’s Welfare Reform Bill?” ‘Wholesale changes to the benefit system are among one of the coalition’s flagship policies. ‘Now the SNP agree with Labour that Holyrood should be … Continue reading →

Dr. Helen Davidson on doctors working for Atos: “They’re not doctors. They are agents of the state enforcing a system”

“He actually said, ‘you’re a doctor, you could do my job’. I couldn’t, Not morally I couldn’t. They’re not doctors. They are agents of the state enforcing a system.“ TESTS FOR EMPLOYMENT AND SUPPORT ALLOWANCE ‘HUMILIATING AND DEGRADING’ First published … Continue reading →

“Radical Activist Grandma” writes… Lib Dems must make their voice heard on mental health and disability issues

By The Voice | Published 29th September 2011 – 12:15 pm Suzanne Fletcher had an experience many Lib Dems have experienced at the party’s conference: she’d prepared a speech but there was not time to call her during the debate. However, Lib Dem Voice … Continue reading →