Reblogged Deepest thanks to Socialist Project for working with us in OCAP to put out this pamphlet. It is a collection of articles and statements that OCAP members have written on the subject of basic income. It includes … Continue reading →
A new book chapter using testimonies compiled by Boycott Workfare exposes the violent impact of forced labour. When we talk about what’s wrong with workfare, we often mention the horrifying material impact on people’s lives of the benefit sanctions that underwrite it. The political impact of unwaged work is also important – the way it […]
Have you experienced barriers to legal action re your Human rights? Please let me know If you have ever taken legal action regarding your rights under the Human Rights Act 1998 or if various barriers has prevented you from doing this, such as The lack of: · information about how the Human Rights Act 1998… Continue Reading Contributions for Human Right […]
Eric Pickles Former Minister Set Example to Loafing Unemployed. First it was this, in the Mirror (16th of January) Tory MP warns poor overweight kids could become an ‘unemployable under-class’ if Britain doesn’t cure its obesity epidemic Ex-Minister Andrew Selous warned poor kids are more likely to be overweight and suggested things were better when […] […]
Women with visible and invisible disabilities — aka Winvisible — write:Dear all,Here is our latest leaflet directed at GPs and others about exemption fromthe ESA and PIP exams.https://winvisibleblog.wordpress.com/2017/12/10/benefit-exam-exemptions-briefing-for-professionals/ Happy Christmas!
‘Protecting the Planet is Not a Crime’ – Netpol’s new report on the policing of anti-fracking protests during 2017 – was launched on Monday outside the gates of Cuadrilla’s site on Preston New Road in Lancashire. The launch highlighted one conclusion of our report – the overwhelming case for an external review of the way …
With regards the 48 hour Universal Credit (UC) Claimant Commitment (CC) weekly ‘expected hours’ to look and prepare for work for under 25 year olds, that someone mentioned* at the Manchester ‘Welfare Action Gathering’, this needs clarification. “A claimant’s ‘expected hours’ … Continue reading →