The greatest rewards for the rich come from keeping the poor in poverty

It’s beyond astonishing that the government views benefits as a cost cutting exercise. The Tories are ideologically opposed to social security and so they have made the benefits system as punitive and dismal as possible, treating being poor, out of work, sick or disabled as moral failings. The world of finance is awash with money, […]

The government trafficking in peoples lives for profit

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,410 Friday 22 April 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, I do not count it any sign of weakness to say to you that I am heart broken. I have never wept more in my life than I have wept since 2010 and I say that without a hint […]

The abusive relationship between government and its cash cow

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,302 Thursday 31 December 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, In all my, soon to be, 65 years of existence I have never had cause to seriously question taxation in all its many and varied forms, I regarded it as a public good from which each and every one […]