In The State We Need, published in September 2013, Michael Meacher offers a consistent blueprint for the future: Despite the crash, the remote political elite in Westminster is still clinging to the same old ideas that have been tried and found wanting. We’re still told that we’re not allowed to think outside the box of Thatcherism. Set… Continue reading PROMOTION OF NEW BOOK BY MR MICHAEL MEACHER MP: “THE STATE WE NEED”
Disabled People Against Cuts, Black Triangle Campaign and Wow Campaign Present: Iain Duncan Smith’s Tory Party Conference Speech Mass Tweet-out Tuesday 1st October 11.45-12.30 pm. Hashtags: #CPC13 #IDS #WowPetition #DPAC There are more great tweets you can use at In Actual Fact, (remember to add #CPC13) Tweets to tweet: Where are the Mental Function Champions Iain? http://www.katebelgrave.com/2013/02/why-cant-we-find-out-more-about-atos-mental-function-champions/ #cpc13 #IDS Why… Continue reading DPAC/BTC/WOW CAMPAIGN: IAIN DUNCAN SMITH’S TORY PARTY CONFERENCE SPEECH MASS TWEET-OUT…PLEASE TWEET & SHARE
The tests assess entitlement to employment and support allowance A letter urging Prime Minister David Cameron to get rid of work assessments for the disabled has been signed by the dean of St Paul’s Cathedral. The Very Rev Dr David Ison was among campaigners to claim the tests could “cut short” disabled people’s lives. The… Continue reading BBC NEWS: Disability tests opposed by dean of St Paul’s Cathedral 29/09/2013
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Occupy London activists David Ison, Dean of St Paul’s Cathedral Michael Meacher MP WOW Petition Disabled People Against Cuts Black Triangle Campaign Disability Arts Online Atos stories If you support the aim of this project: ‘SCRAP ATOS – END THE WORK CAPABILITY ASSESSMENT ‘and would like to remember those who have died or are suffering… Continue reading 10,000 CUTS & COUNTING: OUR SUPPORTERS
The People’s Gathering at Parliament – 12pm – Parliament Square 10 Thousand Cuts and Counting is a ceremony of remembrance and solidarity for those who have had their lives devastated by the austerity programme, including more than 10,000 people who died shortly after undergoing the Atos Work Capability Assessment, the degrading test used by the government… Continue reading 10,000 CUTS & COUNTING: 28TH SEPTEMBER 2013 – TIMETABLE
We are a coalition of disabled people, Occupy London supporters, and individuals campaigning to end the government’s attacks on disabled people. We are supported by a number of groups and representatives. Understanding the Effects of Austerity Why are we calling on the government to end its austerity attack on disabled people? Disabled people are paying… Continue reading 10,000 CUTS & COUNTING: WHO & WHY