Originally posted on the void:
Tesco claim to have called on the DWP to scrap benefit sanctions in a response to a letter asking them about their use of forced, unpaid workers. In a humiliating snub to Iain Duncan Smith, the company set up their own workfare scheme outside of the Jobcentre system last year. …


Originally posted on Think Left:
Bedroom Tax Song: You Cannae Have A Spare Room in a Pokey Cooncil Flat Published on Mar 27, 2013 LYRICS AND INFO A song about the Bedroom Tax, written for the demos all over the UK on Saturday 30th March, 2013, the Glasgow one in particular. Set to the tune of…


Originally posted on Vox Political:
Here’s something we can all enjoy: Tomorrow – Saturday, March 30, 2013 – thousands, maybe even hundreds of thousands, of people will be heading out to organised protests against the Bedroom Tax. You know why. The government has dreamed up a financial device, called variously a ‘state overoccupation charge’ or…