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Archive for March 29th, 2013

Bedroom Tax @ cmshome Social housing and politics

Explanation of the ‘BedroomTax’ and it’s effects upon ordinary people.

 

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March 29, 2013 at 4:51 pm

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The upside of isolated civilizations by Jason Shipinski

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March 29, 2013 at 4:15 pm

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Seven Years

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March 29, 2013 at 9:37 am

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Vox Political

“We’re going to end the ‘something-for-nothing’ culture.”

Sometimes a phrase stands out from everything else that’s said around it, launches itself at your face and forces you to confront the enormity of the lie it encapsulates. You knew this was going to end badly, the moment Iain Duncan Smith (Vox Political’s Monster of the Year, 2012, let’s not forget) opened his face and uttered the words.

He was trying to say that people on Jobseekers’ Allowance (JSA) should not expect to get the benefit without putting something back into society – totally bypassing the fact that they have either already paid towards it, via taxes paid while they were in a previous job, or they will in the future, when they manage to get a job (if such a thing is still achievable in a Tory-led UK).

This was to justify the many ‘Mandatory Work Activity’ schemes onto which jobseekers…

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March 29, 2013 at 9:35 am

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