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G8: Cameron and Osborne to make final push for tax evasion crackdown

G8: Cameron and Osborne to make final push for tax evasion crackdown | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Prime minister and chancellor in bid to get western leaders to back deal, although role of developing nations remains unsure
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Dignity and Opportunity for All: Securing the rights of disabled people in the austerity era | Single | Information Hub | Just Fair

Dignity and Opportunity for All: Securing the rights of disabled people in the austerity era | Single | Information Hub | Just Fair | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A report published today by Just Fair finds that the UK government is in breach of its legal obligations to respect, protect and fulfill the human rights of disabled people.
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US: Holder Should Press for Police Reform | Human Rights Watch

US: Holder Should Press for Police Reform | Human Rights Watch | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
(Ferguson) – US Attorney General Eric Holder should press state and local officials during his visit to Ferguson, Missouri, on August 20, 2014, to reform police practices to improve respect for basic rights, Human Rights Watch said today.
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Another Conflicting Account

Another Conflicting Account | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Reblogged on WordPress.com
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Is Depression a Disease—or a Symptom of Inflammation?

Is Depression a Disease—or a Symptom of Inflammation? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The idea that depression and other mental health conditions are caused by an imbalance of chemicals (particularly serotonin and norepinephrine) in the brain is so deeply ingrained in our collective...
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Tory attack on the poor spreads from the disabled to the elderly and children

Tory attack on the poor spreads from the disabled to the elderly and children | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
For once, the Daily Mail's indignation is right on the button. It reports today that district nurses are being asked to encourage elderly people to sign their lives away. These ask if people have a...
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The great jobs deception

The great jobs deception | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
It is sad that many people are likely to see this month's headline increase in employment and take it as a sign that the British economy really is on the mend, as the Coalition keeps claiming. Sill...
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Tory MP Warns Osborne Rising Interest Rates Could Be A 'Catastrophe'

Tory MP Warns Osborne Rising Interest Rates Could Be A 'Catastrophe' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Rising interest rates could be a "social catastrophe" that causes Britons to lose their jobs, with families plunged into financial "crisis" within days, a senior Tory MP has warned.

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Stafford protest camp sets vital NHS example - ignored by media

Stafford protest camp sets vital NHS example - ignored by media | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
If you don't live in Stafford or the surrounding area, you won't have heard that the people of Stafford have gone to extraordinary lengths to try to save their hospital. For some time now, a 'Green...
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Neglect 'left girl unable to walk'

Neglect 'left girl unable to walk' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Prison lights-out policy could worsen mental health crisis, campaigners say

Prison lights-out policy could worsen mental health crisis, campaigners say | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Plans by Chris Grayling to turn out lights and televisions in cells at 10.30pm are claimed to be dangerous to young offenders
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Britain’s youth risk being locked out of any recovery

Britain’s youth risk being locked out of any recovery | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Tom Clark: From housing to jobs and benefits, the under-35s have little to hope for in the aftermath of this economic slump
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Domestic abuse: consultation launched over 'non-violent behaviour'

Domestic abuse: consultation launched over 'non-violent behaviour' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Consultation asks if law needs to be strengthened by spelling out abuse can be emotional and psychological as well as physical
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Our Victorian prisons have had their day - Telegraph

Our Victorian prisons have had their day - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Inmates need to be treated as responsible adults, capable of changing their morals
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US says Israel targeted family of burned teen

The United States has expressed concern at Israel's targeting of the family of the Palestinian teenager burned to death by Jewish extremists.
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Richard Dawkins: 'immoral' not to abort if foetus has Down's syndrome

Richard Dawkins: 'immoral' not to abort if foetus has Down's syndrome | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Scientists says a mother has a responsibility to ‘abort it and try again’ if she knows baby would have the disorder
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Timeline Photos - Scriptonite Daily

Timeline Photos - Scriptonite Daily | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'

Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Budding atheists wondering whether Richard Dawkins is in need of a little time away from Twitter to reflect on the past few weeks are about to have their (lack of) prayers answered.
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DAILY MAIL COMMENT: A callous request to sign your life away

DAILY MAIL COMMENT: A callous request to sign your life away | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
There are grave concerns about a nurses' questionnaire which will ask the elderly if they agree to a Do Not Resuscitate notice - the approach is as deeply troubling as it is insensitive.
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Robert Reich: American democracy is diseased

Robert Reich: American democracy is diseased | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The former secretary of labor explains how we can wrest power back from our corporate overlords
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I bet I can find a million people who DON'T want David Cameron as our PM

I bet I can find a million people who DON'T want David Cameron as our PM | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Nick (@mylegalforum) Takes on IDS .........

Nick (@mylegalforum) Takes on IDS ......... | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
I am sure my readers will agree, for too long Iain Duncan Smith has been allowed off the hook in all manner of Press and Media we the people, we the social security claimants now have a chance to t...
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Income from private patients soars at NHS hospital trusts

Income from private patients soars at NHS hospital trusts | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
NHS trusts accused of exploiting raised limit on numbers of paying patients amid health service's 'creeping privatisation'
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Child mental health services 'stuck in the dark ages', says Norman Lamb

Child mental health services 'stuck in the dark ages', says Norman Lamb | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Care and support minister says options available to young people are 'not fit for purpose' and vows overhaul
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Professor Green: Men shouldn’t suffer in silence with depression and anxiety

Professor Green: Men shouldn’t suffer in silence with depression and anxiety | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Professor Green: My dad killed himself, and having struggled with feelings myself I want to make sure I deal with them properly. You should too
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A family-friendly test that will benefit us all - Telegraph

A family-friendly test that will benefit us all - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Why have we had to wait until almost the end of this Parliament for David Cameron's 'family test' initiative?
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The families at the front of the PM’s mind

The families at the front of the PM’s mind | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Letters: Concern about the impact of the cost of living on home life is one of the bedrocks of socialism. Is Cameron a closet lefty?
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