Attitudes to benefits claimants have hardened over the past decade. But why do benefits claimants themselves often agree?
The Chancellor has vowed to cut £12bn from welfare - but he's announced just £3bn of savings.
Amid the outrage over the fashion designers’ comments about “synthetic children”, the role of the gestational mother has yet again been completely erased. She just makes the picture too messy.
Ignoring the history of mental illness of the mother who smothered her three disabled children to death feeds the wider cultural claim that disability is a nightmarish circumstance.
Woven into the very fabric of Westminster are assumptions about who the building – and, by extension, our democracy – is intended to serve. The lack of convenient disabled access and the shortage of ladies’ loos in the old palace are daily reminders that parliament wasn’t built with those groups in mind.
Rebecca Schiller’s All That Matters is a brief but important book.
Work and Pensions Secretary says "if we do go down that road we will announce that" on policy to limit payment to two children.
Any woman who’s ever made her way home, alone, from a night out will know that feeling of dread that comes from unwelcome conversation.
Everyone benefits from so-called “women’s work”.
Under austerity, charities are regularly having to substitute for government. We live in a twenty-first century Britain where poorer citizens are back to relying on handouts to live.
The sister of a diabetic who died after having his benefits cut wept after hearing the minister say there is state support for vulnerable people.
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