I’m not, as Damian Green suggests, “sitting at home living on benefits”. I’m lying at home, often not living much at all.
What's needed is a change of policies, not just a fresh face.
When we pander to make feminism more palatable, we ignore the unpalatable truths of patriarchy.
Iain Duncan Smith wants sick and disabled people like me to work ourselves better. It’s an unusual approach to modern medicine, but if you can get homeopathy on the NHS, why not P60s too?
Not everything has gone as well as I hoped - but I still think that Labour can win in 2020, says Rosie Fletcher.
Far from being a lifestyle choice, welfare is all too often a struggle for survival.
The government wants to pretend that disability and ill health don't exist, but it doesn't work.
I'm tired of Labour's concilatory opposition. I'm tired of Austerity-Lite. And I'm not alone.
Disease isn’t like a gas meter. It has no notion of economics. It doesn’t switch off because you’ve stopped putting money in.
If you want things to change, if you want to end austerity, your tweet of solitary solidarity is as good as writing your wishes in your teenage diary. You do not change the world by telling people that you wish you could. You express your solidarity with people by marching at their side.