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Why Labour Won’t Talk About Welfare

Why Labour Won’t Talk About Welfare

Lee Jenkins July 4, 2013 2

Welfare is becoming political kryptonite for Labour. The public want it cut, but powerful forces in the Labour movement are determined to protect their sacred cow. If Labour stand for anything, it is being

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Letting the poor die in the street?

Letting the poor die in the street?

Backbencher June 11, 2013 3

Andy Bolton addresses those who mischaracterise libertarian beliefs regarding healthcare. How often have we libertarians heard the line: “You don’t want state healthcare? Then you must want poor people to die in the street?” Thankfully

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The Timely Death Of Universalism

Backbencher June 6, 2013 0

The State enforced sense of oneness has had its day.  There has been much ado about universalism this week.  The idea that everyone should benefit from the welfare state is not, however, universally popular.

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Solving Homelessness

Solving Homelessness

Backbencher April 17, 2013 0

  Allrik Birch. I doubt many people reading will have known this before now, but I think my story is relevent to this article. I was a resident at a Foyer Association hostel during

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The Organic and Free-Range Myth

The Organic and Free-Range Myth

Backbencher April 17, 2013 2

  The words ‘organic’ and ‘free-range’ suggests that the meat, dairy or eggs you are buying are humane, ethical and cruelty-free. But for the most part, this is not the case. First of all,

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Our Unsustainable Welfare State

Our Unsustainable Welfare State

Witch King April 10, 2013 2

  I have my own thoughts on the welfare state and what it means for your average person on the street, but since its birth in about 1945, shortly after the most horrific and bloody

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Voluntaryism: We need to talk about Welfare.

Voluntaryism: We need to talk about Welfare.

Backbencher April 8, 2013 2

  LibertyScott, Mick Philpott was responsible for his criminal acts.  The acts for which he (and his co-conspirators) have been convicted are entirely through their conscious volition. Who has claimed otherwise? Yet the impression you get

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Making Unemployment Benefit Work

Making Unemployment Benefit Work

Victoria Monro April 3, 2013 4

  The Government has begun a war on the welfare state. It was undoubtedly right to start curbing it, when it emerged that welfare payments had increased twice as fast as private sector incomes

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Welfare Cards

Olly Neville February 19, 2013 2

Firstly, apologies to anyone who came here wanting a rant either for or against the welfare credit card idea that has been proposed in Britain and adopted recently in Australia, on most issues my

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How Dare They! USA Says It’s Best UK Remains In The EU

How Dare They! USA Says It’s Best UK Remains In The EU

Margot Parker January 14, 2013 2

Margot Parker (Ukip) argues that the USA should not ‘interfere’ in the UK’s relations with the EU IT SEEMS the United States wants the UK to stay in the EU and worries if  we don’t.

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