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Wolf To Introduce Measure Authorizing Military Force Against Terrorist Groups | Congressman Frank Wolf

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Let's grow Humanity

Let's grow Humanity | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
"The task of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there" ~ John Buchan Every time I hear an economist, banker, politician or journalist t...
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Police budget reductions blamed as crime soars

Police budget reductions blamed as crime soars | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Soaring crime rates across the Fylde coast are proof police cannot afford to keep axing jobs in the face of extreme budget pressures, force bosses have today been warned.
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Police Shoot Mentally-Ill Man Until He Has 'No Face'...Then Handcuff His Corpse

Police Shoot Mentally-Ill Man Until He Has 'No Face'...Then Handcuff His Corpse | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Police in Texas used deadly force to take down a thirty-year-old mentally ill man on Saturday, issuing such heavy fire that a cousin said he “had no face.” While police day Walter Garza pointed his...
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'Bedroom tax' to be abolished as Coalition is rocked by Lib Dem-Labour alliance

'Bedroom tax' to be abolished as Coalition is rocked by Lib Dem-Labour alliance | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
One of the Coalition’s most unpopular and punitive policies is finally on track for abolition, after Labour and the Liberal Democrats united to vote against the bedroom tax.
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Next Steps on a Cumulative Impact Assessment (CIA) | A-Z of All Publications | Library | The Centre for Welfare Reform

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Charities should stick to knitting and keep out of politics, says MP

Charities should stick to knitting and keep out of politics, says MP | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
New civil society minister Brooks Newmark accused of spouting 'patronising rubbish' as concerns over Lobbying Act grow
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Sick And Disabled People To Be Forced To Wait Seven Days To Claim Benefits

Sick And Disabled People To Be Forced To Wait Seven Days To Claim Benefits | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Government has rejected a recommendation from the Social Security Advisory Committee (SSAC) to exempt vulnerable and disabled people from a new seven-day wait for benefits.
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Life in the PIP queue: Still waiting for an assessment, one year on…

Life in the PIP queue: Still waiting for an assessment, one year on… | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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The disability movement is readying itself for battle

The disability movement is readying itself for battle | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
John McTernan: The Tories’ cack-handed attempts at benefit reform have united long-term sick and disabled claimants against them
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Shocking crash video released to raise awareness of motorbikes

Shocking crash video released to raise awareness of motorbikes | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
David Holmes, 38, was travelling at 97mph when he suffered a fatal head-on collision in June last year
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It's time to kill off claims that Labour started the Bedroom Tax

It's time to kill off claims that Labour started the Bedroom Tax | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
It seems every debate on the brutal Tory Bedroom Tax has lately been overshadowed by some ill-informed commentator claiming that the Labour Party cannot oppose the measure because it imposed its ow...
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New Statesman | £10 an hour: the Greens' new target for minimum wage

New Statesman | £10 an hour: the Greens' new target for minimum wage | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
For the Green party, asking nicely for employers to pay a living wage isn't enough.
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Republican Congressman Unveils Bill To Launch World War III

Republican Congressman Unveils Bill To Launch World War III | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
In case anyone was in any doubt that Republican warmongers had completely lost it, the GOP's Congressman for Virginia, Frank Wolf, went "full bombard" in an announcement today: [H]e will introduce ...
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Columbia Student Takes Mattress She Was Raped On Everywhere To Protest Unpunished Rapist

Columbia Student Takes Mattress She Was Raped On Everywhere To Protest Unpunished Rapist | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
One female college student has found a more visually confronting way to bring attention to the mishandling of rape cases by universities. Emma Sulkowicz, a senior majoring in visual arts at Columbi...
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Teens Pour Urine And Feces On Autistic Classmate For ALS Ice Bucket 'Prank'

Teens Pour Urine And Feces On Autistic Classmate For ALS Ice Bucket 'Prank' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
In Ohio, Bay High School classmates of a 15-year-old autistic boy tricked him into taking part in a false ALS 'ice bucked challenge.' The boy thought he would be raising awareness for a good cause,...
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Nigel Farage and Rupert Murdoch: Britain's biggest Eurosceptic and its most powerful media mogul have private meeting

Nigel Farage and Rupert Murdoch: Britain's biggest Eurosceptic and its most powerful media mogul have private meeting | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
What could the leader of Britain’s fervent Eurosceptic and fastest growing political party and one of the country’s most powerful media magnates have to talk about?
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Michael Rosen: Exam culture in schools doesn't teach children about the world

Michael Rosen: Exam culture in schools doesn't teach children about the world | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Too many parents have been driven into a state of anxiety in the past decade by the high-stakes testing regime in schools, former Children’s Laureate Michael Rosen says today.
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Liberty disability arts festival: Mixed reaction from artists

Liberty disability arts festival: Mixed reaction from artists | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Liberty disability arts festival: Security ‘guilty of undemocratic leaflet ban’

Liberty disability arts festival: Security ‘guilty of undemocratic leaflet ban’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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New Statesman | Boris Johnson owes Londoners an apology for wasting public money over airport folly

New Statesman | Boris Johnson owes Londoners an apology for wasting public money over airport folly | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Thames estuary airport idea has been rejected; the Mayor of London wasted £5.2m on lobbying for it.
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Tory MP tells autistic man: Keep quiet if you have mental issues

Tory MP tells autistic man: Keep quiet if you have mental issues | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Insensitive Guto Bebb said people with mental health issues should 'possibly refrain from commenting in the public domain'
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Marriage has moved on and now the children come first

Marriage has moved on and now the children come first | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Gaby Hinsliff: They may not be Mr and Mrs Smith but, by delaying wedlock, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are part of a new norm
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