Came across this great Storify article that gives an overview of various articles about the government’s ‘Nudge unit’ or ‘Behavioural Insights Team’ – which was part-privatised earlier this year, thereby […]
Please, please read this – and then get others to.
Can’t resist tipping my hat – and propagating the story in the process – to the group ‘Women against UKIP‘, who created this fantastic poster, and to the CakeaDoodleDo cafe […]
Terminal cancer sufferer harrassed into spending her final days on the Tories’ Work (slavery) Programme. God save us from these people.
Please read – and share – this vital article by Kitty Jones. A reframing of public perception and debate is desperately needed to combat the current Tory success in making […]
I’ve been highlighting some of the abhorrent cruelty practised by the DWP and its Jobcentre Plus (JCP) centres, recently, with articles by the SKWAWKBOX and on other blogs. But this […]
I highlighted recently a series of articles on the ‘Vox Political’ blog that examine apparent ‘nudging’ of disabled benefit claimants towards suicide and how this links with other instances of psychological […]
I posted this last year, but in light of yesterday’s post a reminder of how the DWP really regards benefit claimants is timely – and that taking away what is […]
In spite of long-standing evidence to the contrary, including officials calling benefit sanctions ‘an achievement’ and revelations by the Guardian, the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) has continued to deny […]
The SKWAWKBOX has published extensively on the sinister and abusive use of techniques devised by the same ‘torture guru’ who created the now-infamous CIA ‘enhanced interrogation’ techniques on UK benefit-claimants. […]