The Tories are obsessed with beating down the poor

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,300 Tuesday 29 December 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, Since 2010 you have successfully worked to demonise and then punish the poor, ably assisted by the media. George Osborne even included an attack on the poor in his 2012 conference speech, “Where is the fairness, we ask, for […]

Poverty is violence, benefit sanctions are extreme state violence

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,286 Tuesday 15 December 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, I am sure that Iain Duncan Smith will dismiss the latest research on sanctions by Financial Action and Advice Derbyshire as anecdotal or as claimant bias or politically motivated but it can come as no surprise that the findings […]

The first casualty of war is truth and the war on the poor is about to escalate

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,125 Monday 22 June 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, I am not a fan of torture, it’s a despicable inhuman practice and only right wing CIA psychopathic barbarians could produce a manual called, “Human Resource Exploitation Training Manual – 1983” and condone and promote its use. But I […]