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The Fog of Oblivion

I find myself unhappy to have to say that, during the past few weeks,  I have seen and come across some of the most ignorant and gullible people I have ever met. Now, I don’t blame them, for want of

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Who Benefits?

I am, personally, repulsed by David Cameron’s welfare reforms, benefit cuts and housing benefit caps. I simply cannot understand how any caring, humane human could possibly support and agree with such policies. I must make it clear that I say

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Shocking Experiences – Where are We Going?

During this last week, I’ve had chance to catch up with a friend of mine who is very upset and ‘in a bad way’. He’s disabled and has been trying, for several months, to sort out some problems with his

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Do we really care?

Upon visiting Twitter this morning, I was greeted with a link about yet another disturbing news story: “Regulator raises elderly care concerns” The article began by saying how serious concerns had been raised by the NHS care regulator regarding the

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LHA (Local Housing Allowance) and Housing Benefit Changes (Cuts)

The LHA and Housing Benefit changes are shambolic and fly in the face of human decency, equality and, frankly, basic intelligence. How can a family that needs 4 bedrooms suddenly fit into a smaller house with 3 bedrooms? Of course,

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Are David Cameron and his Policies Demonizing Disabled People?

Phrases like ‘The Big Society’ and ‘We’re all in it together’ make for good sound bites and, on the surface, look like concepts many people would agree with and support. However, now some time as passed since David Cameron’s party

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