benefits

DWP Use Gym Footage to Punish Disabled People

If you’ve ever claimed Employment and Support Allowance (ESA), formerly known as Incapacity Benefit, or Personal Independence Payment (PIP), formerly known as Disability Living Allowance (DLA), you’re probably familiar with the way that the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) operate around disabled people, and those unable to work. ATOS …

We Still Have Dickensian Attitudes Towards Poverty

Dickensian thinking among the super-rich has never gone away Believe it or not, I wrote that sentence a week ago — long before the amazing long-read Buzzfeed article hit the internet, detailing white supremacy’s rise to popularity. But that article proves what I have long thought: that the issues with …