Slave nation

Workfare Sanctions Jobcentres – Britain’s secret penal system Zero hours contracts Cuts to workplace protections Cuts to legal aid Gig economy Getting rid of safety ‘red tape’ Scrapping social housing Scrapping housing benefit for young people Food banks Child poverty Extreme inequality The ‘free’ market economy Government attacks on disabled people The intention to scrap […]

Tory welfare reforms, Britain’s secret penal system

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,537 Monday 29 August 2016. Dear Mrs May, It is a sad fact that so many are misled by the idea that their disability or sickness has any relevance in the Work Capability Assessments (WCA). As the DWP recently pointed out to The Oxford Times, “decisions were […]

Iain Duncan Smith’s brutal legacy marches on

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,501 Sunday 24 July 2016. Dear Mrs May, Words are the candles of our souls, in which a brighter light shines but stumbles for expression. 1,500 letters are just my own flickering light of the struggle in Tory Britain. For reasons which are beyond comprehension, David Cameron […]

The Tories, an unnatural excretion from the bowels of satan

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,404 Saturday 16 April 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, For the party that is the personification of evil in Britain today, you Tories are having a helluva time of it. I can’t imagine any of you having arrived here by any natural birth process, rather an unnatural excretion […]

The con trick that dare not speak its name

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,321 Wednesday 20 January 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, Work, the great Tory magic mantra. It doesn’t matter how sick or disabled people are, Iain Duncan Smith insists that everyone can and must work. It doesn’t even matter whether we’re paid or not, as Smith put it,  ‘work […]

The links between DWP policy and Nazi Germany cannot be ignored

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,288 Thursday 17 December 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, The thinker and teacher Jiddu Krishnamurti said, “It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society”. This has been dismissed by some as an excuse for self righteousness amongst dissidents and activists as […]

Civil disobedience should be taught as an art form

A letter a day to number 10. No 980 Tuesday 20 January 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, Oxfam reports that by next year 1% of the world’s population will own more wealth than the other 99%, that is 1% owning more than half of global wealth which in 2013 was given as $241 trillion, that’s $51,600 […]