Attitudes to benefits claimants have hardened over the past decade. But why do benefits claimants themselves often agree?
When faced with steps, it is not the need to use a wheelchair that makes the person disabled – it is the fact no one has thought to build a ramp.
Highlights from our Conway Hall event on 30 July 2014.
Rachel Reeves suggests migrants should be denied welfare until they have contributed through the tax system.
For more than 30 years, the Islamic Republic has been obsessively battling against sex, but as with anything that is suppressed or banned, people have learned to sidestep the punitive regulations.
In contrast to previous recessions, after Lehman Brothers crashed the belief that excessive benefits bred indolence spread. This view was endorsed by 61 per cent by 2009.
Because providing affordable housing is too expensive.
What Does It Mean to Be Gay Today? asks Julie Bindel in the subtitle of her new book. For me, it means enduring endless dull and pukey nights out on the scene, says Eleanor Margolis.
Can’t get no satisfaction.
John Dolan spent almost two decades in the “revolving door” between homelessness and prison. That changed when he adopted George in 2009.
Disabled people have seen their dignity and their budgets shredded under this government; Labour is looking to challenge this.
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