Welfare Reform Deaths – Your view

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Nick Barker – RIP
Former sheep farmer, Nick had a brain haemorrhage which left him struggling to walk. The father of two shot himself after the DWP claimed he was fit to work. Recording a suicide verdict, coroner Michael Oakley said the benefits assessment was key to the tragedy.

Nick’s photo: http://s30.postimg.org/oyxzundbx/nick_barker_rip.jpg

Robert Barlow – RIP
Robert worked as a Government scientist but gave it up when diagnosed with severe cardiomypathy. The DWP deemed him fit to work. He died penniless under 2 years later.

Robert’s photo: http://s17.postimg.org/gawhx0273/robert_barlow_rip.jpg

Cecilia Burns – RIP
Cecilia had cancer. Atos called her in for one of their assessments. The DWP declared her fit to work, but she appealed the decision. She died shortly after winning her appeal.

Cecilia’s photo: http://s4.postimg.org/k2vxnrc25/cecilia_burns_rip.jpg

Chris Cann – RIP
After losing both legs & a finger to diabetes, Chris was housebound. Despite this, the DWP insisted…

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Coroners versus DWP

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A number of coroners have come out and stated the DWP played a role in the death of their clients. The DWP have the cheek to say the coroners are wrong – who are you more likely to believe – the professionals whose job it is to investigate deaths or a Government department with its own agenda?

Coroner Michael Oakley said the DWP benefits assessment was key to the death of Nick Barker.  Coroner Andrew Haigh concluded the death of Tim Salter was mostly caused by the DWP who drastically reduced his benefit.

Meanwhile these people died under questionable circumstances with the DWP.  Cecilia Burns had cancer.  The DWP declared her fit for work.  She appealed the decision but died shortly after winning her appeal.  Chris Cann was housebound after losing both legs and a finger.  The DWP insisted he exited his home to attend a fit…

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The Truth About Welfare Deaths , The Figures They Don’t Want The Public To See!

The truth about the massive death toll caused directly by the uk government taking welfare away.

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Many times the Government has denied this is happening and continue to do so, yet the real truth has been written by many Bloggers whom  attacked the record of the two successive governments the last 6years by campaigners within the disability movement.  Campaigners have tried many times to have their voices heard,  out on the streets and on social media they have taken direct action and shouted from the rooftops, some have been threatened  to have websites taken down because they tried to highlight what is happening to disabled people across UK  and globally around the world. Our rights are being denied and subsequently crushed little by little. With the Brexit vote opening the door to remove the last bastion of decency ‘The Human Rights Act’, leaving us all at the mercy of what can only be called a dictatorship of government, with…

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Exposed: the Nazi roots of the European Union

Big pharma.

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Exposed: the Nazi roots of the European Union

by Jon Rappoport

March 3, 2014

www.nomorefakenews.com

Once upon a time, there was an industrial combine in Nazi Germany called IG Farben. It was the largest chemical/pharmaceutical octopus in the world. It owned companies, and it had favorable business agreements with companies from England to Central America to Japan.

As I mentioned in a recent article, the author of The Devil’s Chemists, Josiah DuBois, traveled to Guatemala in the early days of World War 2, and returned with the comment that, as far as he could tell, Guatemala was “a wholly owned subsidiary of Farben.”

The pharmaceutical empire was and is one of the major forces behind the European Union (EU). It is no accident that these drug corporations wield such power. They aren’t only involved in controlling the medical cartel; they are political planners.

This is how and why Big…

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why basic income isn’t the answer to our money problems. meet the new boss. same as the old boss.

Paul Barney Barnard

why basic income isn’t the answer to our money problems.
And automation is going to take away jobs.
Reform that is helpful to the working class isn’t done out of the kindness of politicians’ hearts. It’s a release valve.
When the prison, stake or scaffold can no longer silence the voice of the protesting minority, progress moves on a step.
Regarding the welfare state:
It was an attempt to circumvent a repeat after WW2 of the kind of revolutionary atmosphere that pervaded Europe after WW1
They were concessions hard-won by decades of organization and action outside of the then existing structures
And it should be clear to anyone that the only way to preserve them and improve on them is with similar organization and action.
It should be clear to anyone who wants real and substantive change that this can’t be done through reform alone
We had a couple of decades of relatively positive reform after WW2 and there were still millions living in squalor in this country
And there still is now. And that’s just with a particular focus on conditions here.
This idea that we can go from what we’ve got now to pressuring government for UBI and more automation to a post-work world makes me laugh.
It’s fucking basic stuff. The class who owns the tools and runs the institutions owns and runs those things in its own interest
Why would they improve our lot at their expense without our hands round their throat?
All the evidence and all sense shows that they don’t give a toss how much we suffer.
Has there been anything but a token effort to help those thrown out of work by automation or other industrial restructuring?
Devastation of communities after the defeat of the miners’ strike should be a fucking massive warning sign to those welcoming automation…
…before there’s been any move towards radical change in who and how the tools and places of industry are owned and run.
And that radical change isn’t going to be achieved by reform through parliaments.
And as massive a thing as the NHS has been for people who couldn’t afford even the most basic healthcare before, it’s not without problems
These are problems you’ll see anywhere with nationalization of any industry. Nationalization isn’t revolutionary.
Nationalization is a change of bosses, not the abolition of them. How democratic was nationalized industry really?
Nationalization was as democratic as the system that carried it out. It’s hardly even a means to an end for the libertarian left.
It never belonged to you and it certainly never belonged to the workers employed there. It belonged to the state.
That idea was enshrined in nationalization as much as the idea of private property is enshrined in capitalism. There’s no difference.
So the idea that nationalized industry will lead to a socialist future is naive and harmful. Meet the new boss, same as the old boss.
The same fight still needs to be fought. To bring all production under real democratic control.
You can’t change how production is carried out and why it is carried out until this has happened.
Allowing or tolerating automation before this has happened is just kicking the problem down the road a bit…
…because you’ll be allowing and tolerating the immiseration of millions while it happens, while you wait for reform or for your moment.
And you’re giving capital a free rein to entrench this new way of producing and distributing as “just the way things work”.
Before long, the “new ways” become simply “the way it is”.
And meanwhile we haven’t moved ourselves forward at all, because we’ve been waiting for politicians to do it, or waiting for our “moment”.
We’ve been marveling at this new technology and the future world it’s promising to deliver us while capital uses it to deliver its own.
We’ve got to put ourselves in the position where we can use this technology to deliver that world for ourselves.
And we shouldn’t accept the immiseration of millions while capital puts this technology to use for its own ends.
More benefits or a universal basic income isn’t going to solve that problem. It won’t come close. It’s more of the same.
Because for one, what the state can give, the state can take away when it suits it.
For another, it would solve absolutely none of the existing structural inequalities. And there’s a chance it could make them worse.
In addition, at least traditionally, where does the power, the leverage of the working-class come from?
Automation in the workplace under capitalism is the building of a scab army that doesn’t ever even need to leave the workplace.
It comes down to this: we can’t sacrifice workers in the here and now to gamble on some future that isn’t made yet.
And if we tolerate capital-controlled automation that’s what we’re doing.
We can’t make automation work for us if we don’t control all aspects of how it is carried out.

STEPHEN CRABB UPDATE: the full story, and seven unanswered questions

The new dwp champion of the poor.

The Slog.

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Conceivably, some of us may have been underestimating the broader power and politics of the man running the DWP

mesnipThere seem to be a number of ‘loose ends’ knocking about in relation to the existence or ottherwise of Stephen Crabb the SME – not to be confused with Stephen Crabb, the shining example of flying-brick sensitivity at the DWP currently happy to leave at the very least 320,000 1950s born women destitute. The Slog here attempts to tie them up – and help readers form their own conclusions about the broader ambitions of the Secretary of State.

At 9 am CET last Wednesday, I posted a piece about Stephen Crabb’s business arrangements and landlords. I used this page capture from Zoominfo:

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The post went sort of sub-viral, and at approximately 10.35 am the entry was abruptly removed…on my browser. Other browsers could still, however, see it. By the end of…

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