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The People's Voice - Broadcasting around the world | The People's Voice

The People's Voice - Broadcasting around the world | The People's Voice | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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I, too, am one of the estimated 22,000 homeless students in New York

I, too, am one of the estimated 22,000 homeless students in New York | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
William, homeless student in New York: It's impossible to succeed unless you can escape being homeless. My grades went kaputz when I lived in the shelters
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Three reasons not to panic about Romanian and Bulgarian immigration | Left Foot Forward

Three reasons not to panic about Romanian and Bulgarian immigration | Left Foot Forward | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Here are three reasons not to accept tabloid hysteria about Romanian and Bulgarian migration.
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The Green Benches: The Cost of Cameron: 100 Worst Failures of David Cameron's Government from May 2010 to Dec 2013

The Green Benches: The Cost of Cameron: 100 Worst Failures of David Cameron's Government from May 2010 to Dec 2013 | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Cameron's Hard Rhetoric on Migration Will Only Make EU Negotiations Tougher

Cameron's Hard Rhetoric on Migration Will Only Make EU Negotiations Tougher | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The prime minister will shortly begin the process of compiling his shopping list for EU reform. There is little doubt that EU migration will be at or near the top...
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Justice Secretary wins and loses in discrimination challenge to post-prison facilities for women

Justice Secretary wins and loses in discrimination challenge to post-prison facilities for women | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Griffiths v Secretary of State for Justice (Equality and Human Rights Commission intervening) [2013] EHWC 4077 (Admin)  - read judgment. Oliver Sanders of 1 Crown Office Row represented the Defenda...
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Critics claim crime statistics revamp will mislead public

Critics claim crime statistics revamp will mislead public | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Crime statistics are to be overhauled in an attempt to allay public fears that many alleged offences are never properly investigated by police.
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Jayne Linney's comment, January 1, 2014 3:08 AM
Another example of abuse of Statistics x
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Britain has had its fill of Tory cuts, poll finds

Britain has had its fill of Tory cuts, poll finds | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Yougov survey also discovers voters want to to see our battered public services restored
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Healthcare leaders urge end to 'relentless' criticism of NHS

Healthcare leaders urge end to 'relentless' criticism of NHS | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it

Open letter signed by the leaders of 10 NHS organisations calls for 'more measured view of how the NHS is performing'

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MPs sound alarm on anti-Roma rhetoric as borders open

MPs sound alarm on anti-Roma rhetoric as borders open | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Cross-party group calls for calm dialogue, as Tory council leader blames Roma in London for causing disruption and crime
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WikiLeaks' Julian Assange Calls on Computer Hackers to Unite Against NSA Surveillance

- WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange addressed a major gathering of computer experts Monday at the Chaos Communication Congress in Hamburg, Germany, calling on them to join forces in resisting govern...
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What to do when you have an accident. If you’re foreign. | ToUChstone blog: A public policy blog from the TUC

What to do when you have an accident. If you’re foreign. | ToUChstone blog: A public policy blog from the TUC | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Government is apparently going to announce later today that they are changing their plans to restrict NHS access for foreigners. It's good news that they
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Let's start the New Year with some hopeful news

Let's start the New Year with some hopeful news | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Information Commissioner and the Department of Work and Pensions will have to defend, before a tribunal, their decision to refuse my Freedom of Information request on claimant mortality. Reader...
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People rally to support disabled woman speaking out against cuts

People rally to support disabled woman speaking out against cuts | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
People from across the country have offered support to a blind woman from Crawley after she appeared on television about cuts to social care.
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Global war on the poor? Uncanny similarities between Australia and UK coalition policies

Global war on the poor? Uncanny similarities between Australia and UK coalition policies | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
(not satire) Go back in time a bit. A coalition government of conservatives and liberals - backed by the Rupert Murdoch press - wins the general election. The coalition starts to implement policies...
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Bedroom tax hits 60,000 families with carers

Bedroom tax hits 60,000 families with carers | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
About 60,000 families living in council homes where there is someone caring for an elderly or disabled relative have been caught out by the “bedroom tax”.
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What Does Romanian And Bulgarian Immigration Mean For UK?

What Does Romanian And Bulgarian Immigration Mean For UK? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
After months of debate, restrictions to the UK labour market will finally be lifted for Romanians and Bulgarians today.
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Five political predictions for 2014

Five political predictions for 2014 | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Labour will end the year ahead in the polls, Scotland will reject independence by a double-digit margin and Ed Balls will remain shadow chancellor.
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New year is not the time for this exercise in dishonour

New year is not the time for this exercise in dishonour | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Zoe Williams: The ruling classes giving themselves rewards is a depressing sight. We need to start each year with hope for the future
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Unions & NGOs oppose foreign investor privileges in trans-atlantic trade deal | ToUChstone blog: A public policy blog from the TUC

Unions & NGOs oppose foreign investor privileges in trans-atlantic trade deal | ToUChstone blog: A public policy blog from the TUC | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A coalition of 177 trade unions and campaign organisations from both sides of the Atlantic have demanded the exclusion of Investor-State Dispute Settlement (
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Bulgarian migrants are given lessons in exploiting British benefits - Telegraph

Bulgarian migrants are given lessons in exploiting British benefits  - Telegraph | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Seats on buses to London are booked up for days as thousands of Bulgarian and Romanian migrants expected to head to the UK
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Christmas spike in domestic violence keeps courts busy on New Year's Eve

Christmas spike in domestic violence keeps courts busy on New Year's Eve | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Money tensions, unrealistic expectations and excessive alcohol consumption make Christmas a peak period for domestic abuse
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People Pressure: Activists cry foul as govts crack down on protests

Throughout the year, protests have gripped countries worldwide, with the public using it as an effective method of getting their message across to the authorities. But as RT's Maria Finoshina repor...
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New Year honours should reward achievement, not cronyism

New Year honours should reward achievement, not cronyism | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Jonathan Freedland: First thoughts: Forget the Downton Abbey flummery – let's honour remarkable citizens who truly deserve it, not entrench the class system
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