The battle over this radical policy is moving gradually into the mainstream.
Under the bedroom tax regime, a panic room built to keep a woman and her son safe from abuse has been deemed a “spare bedroom”.
Amid rising structural inequality, average earners are treading water. Regressive austerity politics has lulled the middle classes into a state of passive forbearance.
By virtue of being female she’s already been entered into a lifelong beauty contest, one which, through the simple fact of ageing, she is ultimately destined to lose. Why not formalise it from the start?
Harry Leslie Smith, a 91-year-old RAF veteran born into an impoverished mining family, recalls a Britain without a welfare state.
Suzanne Moore’s weekly column, Telling Tales.
Inadequate wages and extortionate rents are pushing up the housing benefit bill.
Masc only”, “Str8 acting”, “Not into camp”. Strain your thumbs swiping Grindr and you’ll see a depressing amount of this prejudice. You’d think that, having been oppressed, we’d be more enlightened.
England’s upper-middle class pretend that class no longer matters. But try to infiltrate the tribe and you’ll see how strict the rules are, says anthropologist Kate Fox.
There’s a lot of intellectualising about Ukip at present, but a simple truth is that they’re not very nice people.
The toll exerted by caring – and how little a capitalist society values such a vital activity – should be one of the key issues for feminism.