‘The misuse of evidence in incapacity benefit reform’ Steve Griffiths: ‘The use and misuse of evidence in the benefits debate’

Steve Griffiths, a freelance consultant and researcher in health and social policy, explained in the opening paragraph of a recent article based on research for Compass, entitled, “The misuse of evidence in incapacity benefit reform” (PDF), the basis for these … Continue reading →

HUMAN RIGHTS GROUPS UNITE AGAINST FORCED STERILISATION – EUGENICS is alive and well and is rearing its ugly head in modern Europe:

ALL STORIES SPOTTED BY SUE MARSH – DIARY OF A BENEFIT SCROUNGER: http://diaryofabenefitscrounger.blogspot.com/ 24 August 2011 /// A coalition of human rights groups is speaking out against the practice of forced sterilisation of women with mental disabilities in France: http://www.edf-feph.org/Page_Generale.asp?DocID=13855&thebloc=27880 A … Continue reading →

PETITION: We have the democratic right to peacefully march through Tower Hamlets on 3 September to show unity of Muslim, Christian, Jewish, Sikh, Hindu, Black, Asian and LGBT communities, trade unions and all those against fascism and for freedom, and to voice opposition to the EDL’s attempts to divide us.

  NO PASARÁN! THEY SHALL NOT PASS!   Right to march against racist EDL We, the undersigned, welcome the banning of the racist English Defence League’s march through Tower Hamlets. However, we believe the headlines claiming the EDL have been … Continue reading →

Black Triangle’s Response to the English Riots: We let Jimmy Reid speak for us from Glasgow, 1972 – As True Today as Then

  Jimmy Reid’s inaugural address as Rector to the students of Glasgow University in 1972 Alienation is the precise and correctly applied word for describing the major social problem in Britain today. People feel alienated by society. In some intellectual circles … Continue reading →

David Cameron to apologise for misrepresenting incapacity benefit claimant figures and end Atos’ role in assessments

The undersigned ask that the House debate the notion that David Cameron should apologise for misrepresenting incapacity benefit claimant figures by not including results of successful appeals or those who have been excluded from the process because it is either … Continue reading →

Workfare Unravels

Workfare, the government’s forced labour scheme, could be the latest policy to unravel as encouraging momentum builds against the proposed reform of the welfare system. On Tuesday activists forced the cancellation of the “Making Work Pay” conference at the Royal … Continue reading →

UK Disabled Community Against Welfare & Benefit Cuts – Petition – Please Sign

Published by Adam Lotun on Jul 26, 2011 Target: Department of Works & Pensions Region: United Kingdom Web site: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1631738440   Background (Preamble): The UK Disabled Community needs to send a clear and unequivocal message in one unified voice to call on the Coalition Government to … Continue reading →