Reports and Campaigns
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20 September 2017
Do you have something to say? Letters to the Socialist's editors
6 September 2017
Reverse all the cuts now!: A damning UN report has criticised the government's attacks on disabled people in Britain. It states legislation has "failed to recognise living independently and being included in the community as a human right."
10 May 2017
Some permanent degenerative medical conditions "do get better," according to one Tory MP
26 April 2017
A man with chronic health problems died after the hated 'work capability assessment' found him 'fit to work'
15 March 2017
Rosa Monckton, one of the trustees of Team Domenica, a 'charity' which claims to help disabled people get into work, has said that businesses should be allowed to pay disabled people less than the minimum wage.
1 March 2017
Despite two tribunals ruling that the Department for Work and Pensions should expand the reach of the 'personal independence payment' (PIP) disability benefit, the government is bringing emergency legislation to stop it.
22 February 2017
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16 November 2016
Struggle, internationalism and socialism, these ideas - and how powerful they can be in action - electrified the magnificent rallies and workshops at Socialism 2016
2 November 2016
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!
10 August 2016
It's one world for the super-rich, and another one for the rest of us including a massive boost for bosses pay and unclaimed benefits.
1 June 2016
Simon spent much of his adult life in the Labour Party, but joined the Socialist Party in 2014. He had become increasingly disillusioned with a Labour Party he felt was detached from the working class, and was proud to have been formally expelled for nominating a Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) candidate in his ward for the 2014 elections.
30 March 2016
Disabled people protested against Tory attacks on our benefits in parliament on 23 March, writes Amalia, disabled worker.
23 March 2016
I felt I had little support from the academy I attended, including an inconsistent level of care which did not meet any of my required needs.
22 March 2016
Iain Duncan Smith's ministerial resignation has revealed everything that is rotten about the Tories. Now is the time to hit back.
16 March 2016
Tory chancellor George Osborne plans to cut £1.2 billion from benefits which help disabled people live independently, writes Adrian Picton, Disabled worker.
27 January 2016
I work in an office for my local council supporting social workers. I have left work many times in tears from feeling very overwhelmed. At times my depression has been greatly heightened due to being in the workplace.
18 November 2015
"Please Sir, can I have a job?": I have multiple disabilities that include mobility post-traumatic stress disorder and dyslexia.
23 September 2015
Short dispatches on the different worlds of workers and the rich. 'Pig Gate', death caused by 'fit to work' assessment, hero cabin crew pay cut.
2 September 2015
Anne Ullah Khan, a very dear friend and comrade, has died.
2 September 2015
2,380 dead after Tory attacks on disabled: The full horror of Iain Duncan Smith's bullying of the sick and disabled off benefits is now clear. We say: scrap 'work capability assessments' and reverse welfare cuts!
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