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6 October 2021
In 1936, 200 unemployed workers marched from their homes in Jarrow in north-east England to London against mass unemployment, demanding the government re-establish the shipbuilding industry in their town
3 April 2019
Scrap Universal Credit now: Merthyr has received a bad press as the "benefit capital of Britain". The Mirror newspaper pointed out the average male life expectancy on one of the estates is lower than Haiti's. But it's a friendly town.
18 July 2018
The electoral commission has fined the right-wing, pro-big business 'Vote Leave' campaign £61,000 for breaking the law.
23 November 2016
As profits for Tory toffs steadily climb, low-income working families will be left £2,543 worse off by 2020. Lift the benefit cap!
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!
6 April 2016
Iain Duncan Smith's resignation from the Department for Work and Pensions opened up another malevolent attack on pensioners.
30 March 2016
'Universal Jobmatch' is a website jobseekers are encouraged to use to find work
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.
10 February 2016
Tory work and pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith has appointed Doug Gurr, president of Amazon China, to his department's board of directors.
29 October 2015
What better way to communicate with adults about pensions than with a multi-million-pound computer-generated soft toy?
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!
2 September 2015
Tory work and pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith has been caught out totally making up quotes. Imaginary people subject to welfare sanctions - punishment by cutting benefits - say it actually helped them.
15 July 2015
When Iain Duncan Smith cheers the budget speech, we know it's bad news for working class people. Their headline promise of a new 'living wage' is no such thing.
8 July 2015
Short dispatches on the utter hypocrisy of the bosses and their politicians.
8 July 2015
The Tory government intends to slash housing benefit (HB) for low income households.
8 July 2015
"David Cameron claims that he wants a high wage, low tax economy. If that's the case, he has a funny way of showing it," writes bakers' union BFAWU president Ian Hodson.
24 June 2015
The Tories are determined to bulldoze through welfare cuts of £12 billion, alongside billions of cuts in services
26 May 2015
The Queen's Speech. A medieval pantomime of costumed caricatures like Black Rod, the royals and 'Rouge Dragon Pursuivant'. A fitting opening for the pantomime politics of the main parties. Fitting also for the medieval savagery they have in store for the working class
15 January 2014
Scrap the Bedroom Tax NOW: Tory welfare-slashing minister Iain Duncan Smith should resign. The millionaire architect of the hated 'bedroom tax', has illegally imposed the tax on tenants not liable to pay it
19 December 2013
It seems that Charles Dickens' fictional heartless boss, Ebenezer Scrooge, has been surpassed by the ruling Tory group on Hammersmith and Fulham council
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