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Council ignored school abuse allegations, say parents

Council ignored school abuse allegations, say parents | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Furious parents have accused a council of ignoring repeated allegations of neglect and abuse of disabled children in two of its schools
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The Greens are surging, and it’s an outrage that they’re denied coverage

The Greens are surging, and it’s an outrage that they’re denied coverage | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Owen Jones: Rather than obsessing over Ukip, the media should report on the party that promotes social justice
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Not worth the paper it's written on.

Not worth the paper it's written on. | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
So, CaMORON and GIDIOT Osborne are sending out statements to taxpayers from today, detailing how their taxes are being spent. So, they are using YOUR money to tell you how YOUR money has been spent...
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DWP orders man to work without pay for company that let him go

DWP orders man to work without pay for company that let him go | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
John McArthur is sanctioned by jobcentre after refusing ‘forced labour’ at firm where he was previously paid minimum wage
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MPs’ expenses: officials records from scandal-hit era have been destroyed

MPs’ expenses: officials records from scandal-hit era have been destroyed | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Destruction of pre-2010 records means there is no longer any chance of investigating authorities reviving old cases
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Government take from the sick and disabled and line their own pockets, there is something wrong with this picture and it needs to end now!

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Disability groups go to UN over Australia’s forced sterilisation practice

Disability groups go to UN over Australia’s forced sterilisation practice | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
UN torture committee also to be told of nonconsensual ‘sex normalising’ surgery of intersex babies and children
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Cameron’s Gini and the hidden hierarchy of worth

Cameron’s Gini and the hidden hierarchy of worth | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
On 04 June, 2014, at 3.52pm BST, Cameron said inequality is at its lowest level since 1986. I really thought I’d misheard him. Cameron lies, that’s established fact. But mendacity of such epic prop...
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92% of patients say medical marijuana works

92% of patients say medical marijuana works | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A new California study shows people are using medical marijuana to treat a variety of serious conditions. Nearly all say it helps.
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Digging Deeper into Mitochondrial Dysfunction - Hormones Matter

Digging Deeper into Mitochondrial Dysfunction - Hormones Matter | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Could the disparate and chronic conditions plaguing Western populations have their roots in mitochondrial dysfunction?
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Here's why firefighters are on strike

Here's why firefighters are on strike | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
If you're one of those who thinks firefighters are not justified in their battle with the government over pensions, just copy the image above and look at it until you realise that they are. Strikes...
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Families on welfare benefits 'leaving London in droves' as capital's housing crisis takes toll

Families on welfare benefits 'leaving London in droves' as capital's housing crisis takes toll | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
London is experiencing an exodus of families who receive welfare benefits as the capital's housing crisis takes its toll, new figures reveal.
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Angela Merkel has exposed David Cameron’s gravest failing as a politician

Angela Merkel has exposed David Cameron’s gravest failing as a politician | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Mary Dejevsky: The prime minister suffers from an inability to ‘read’ foreigners – and it could lead to Britain leaving the EU
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What the Tories won’t tell you in their ‘transparent’ tax statement

What the Tories won’t tell you in their ‘transparent’ tax statement | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Suzanne Moore: First thoughts: Only 3% of the welfare budget goes on unemployment, 46% goes on pensions. But if Osborne told us that, how could he justify more cuts?
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Two faced Penny - glynismillward189

Two faced Penny - glynismillward189 | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
As the Fire Brigade union continue their strike, it is worth considering factors that resonate across most of the public sector, writes Glynis Millward. As far as I am concerned (and NO ONE can con...
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George Osborne shown painting of himself naked and waving a carrot

George Osborne shown painting of himself naked and waving a carrot | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Chancellor is reportedly straight-faced at sight of portrait, which artist says symbolises his ‘empty promises’, at Tory dinner
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George Osborne naked - but is it art?

George Osborne naked - but is it art? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
He was not amused. It seems this was not what George Osborne had in mind when he hosted a boozy awayday in the Cotswolds to boost Tory spirits ahead of the Rochester by-election and the general ele...
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Tax statements from George Osborne to show government spend

Tax statements from George Osborne to show government spend | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Visualised statements will show welfare as single figure, not broken down to show spend on sick and disabled people
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MPs to escape expenses investigations after paperwork destroyed by Parliament - Telegraph

MPs to escape expenses investigations after paperwork destroyed by Parliament - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
House of Commons authorities have destroyed all evidence of MPs expenses' claims prior to 2010, meaning end of official investigations into scandal
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Russell Brand, bankers’ scourge, holds on to their cash | The Times

Russell Brand, bankers’ scourge, holds on to their cash | The Times | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A film being made by Brand to promote his views is financed by investment bankers, hedge-fund managers and a multimillionaire footballer
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Tory John Redwood: 'Jealous Northerners should work in mighty London'

Tory John Redwood: 'Jealous Northerners should work in mighty London' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The ex-Cabinet Minister said incomes could be boosted by working two days a week there - opponents pointed out the lack of practicality in his suggestion
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Tweet from @LabourEoin

Tweet from @LabourEoin | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
I like Ed Miliband. But, most of all, I like what Ed Miliband stands for. pic.twitter.com/AAvjApr8Y7
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Generation Rent: ignored, insecure – and on the rise

Generation Rent: ignored, insecure – and on the rise | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Barbara Ellen: Politicians ignore the number of people renting property at their peril – they could become a hugely powerful political faction
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