No ditch deep enough

Originally posted on Kay Green:
As the UK pulls into position as a world-leader in COVID deaths, as the NHS, the legal system and the economy fall into chaos, as the Home Office scrabbles around trying to retrieve the latest batch of lost files, our PR-dependent government works day and night to keep all media…

Slaves of money

No greater insult or contempt has ever been visited on ordinary working people than the advent of waged work and stealing the fruits of the bulk of our labour and calling it profit. Organised labour has gained us many hard won concessions and protections, but even today a wage does not in any way represent […]

Thousands of people that lost their jobs due to Covid 19 refused Universal Credit and any other help.

Originally posted on The poor side of life:
Dear readers its Thursday and I’ve just returned home from the hospital. I managed to get a cancellation appointment for a CT scan for my lungs. Anyway you can imagine my disgust when I saw this article in The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/sep/30/hundreds-of-thousands-who-lost-jobs-in-pandemic-denied-universal-credit I don’t need to tell you…

The chances of living longer are getting shorter – new Office of National Statistics figures show only small rise in longevity

Originally posted on Westminster Confidential:
Is the DWP not telling the truth over the rise in people living longer? One of the biggest issues about funding future state pensions and the incessant demands for raising the pension age is the fact that we are all going to live longer. This ministers argue is going to…