Paying for the banks' mistakes by declaring vulnerable disabled and ill people fit for work – but how many then die or kill themselves? (UK)

Paying for the banks' mistakes by declaring vulnerable disabled and ill people fit for work – but how many then die or kill themselves? (UK)

Editorial: This is a valid question because we all know it happens. The Mirror website on 24th June 2015 tells us that 1,300 ESA (Education and Support Allowance) claimants died within six weeks of being placed in work related activity between January and November 2011.

These figures come from DWP

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Ask Tony Blair how many tens of thousands of children were killed, maimed or orphaned during our invasion of Iraq. And then tell the big knobs at Save the Children

Ask Tony Blair how many tens of thousands of children were killed, maimed or orphaned during our invasion of Iraq. And then tell the big knobs at Save the Children

Peter Limbrick writes: My Independent newspaper on 26/11/14 tells me in an article by Kunal Dutta that:

A glittering ceremony in New York last week saw Mr Blair take the prize for his leadership on international development issues during his time as Prime Minister, but the award has been fiercely op

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Enhancing and Practicing Executive Function Skills with Children from Infancy to Adolescence – an activity guide to download from USA

Enhancing and Practicing Executive Function Skills with Children from Infancy to Adolescence – an activity guide to download from USA

Executive function and self-regulation (EF/SR*) skills provide critical supports for learning and development, and while we aren't born with these skills, we are born with the potential to develop them through interactions and practice.

This 16-page guide (available for download, below), describes a

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One million old people in England with care needs get no help. We can lay half of this at the government's door – only half

One million old people in England with care needs get no help. We can lay half of this at the government's door – only half

Editorial: Charlie Cooper, writing in the Independent newspaper on July 7th, quotes the charity, Age UK:

'For the first time, more than a million have a care need – such as getting out of bed, going to the toilet, preparing food or taking medication – but receive no help from the state, self-funded

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Experts and doctors warn: Pregnant women and children should not be exposed to wireless radiation. Research suggests risk of autism and ADHD/ADD-like behaviors

Experts and doctors warn: Pregnant women and children should not be exposed to wireless radiation. Research suggests risk of autism and ADHD/ADD-like behaviors

Dr. Olle Johansson, Associate Professor, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm writes: The information campaign entitled The Babysafe Project is coordinated by The Grassroots Environmental Education and Environmental Health Trust, and is based on independent, scientific research which links exposure to wi

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Dismantling UK's Welfare State: the job is only half done. Will your charity, your support system survive?

Dismantling UK's Welfare State: the job is only half done. Will your charity, your support system survive?

The New Year news from the government is that, if re-elected in 2015, it will cut a further £25 billion from public spending – with £12 billion coming from welfare. 

While we can rightly focus on this or that group of vulnerable people who will suffer or die as a result, the underlying story is that

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