gominokouhai + hardesthit   38

Iain Duncan Smith quits over planned disability benefit changes - BBC News
IDS, who has made a career out of murdering people for money, claims to have grown a conscience. Literally no one believes him.
politics  news  disability  dwp  hardesthit  fuckwits  bloodytories 
march 2016 by gominokouhai
'Patronising' Tory MP Mark Spencer Accused Of Wanting The Poor To Starve In The Dark | Huffington Post
"suggested the education system needed to improve to cure the constituent's learning difficulties"
politics  news  bloodytories  fuckwits  hardesthit  welfare 
february 2016 by gominokouhai
DWP agency ‘bribes’ to hire junior doctors | The National
"any doctor who takes this money to do this job at the moment is complicit in a system which has been proven in a court of law to lead directly to deaths"
hardesthit  dwp  bloodytories  news  politics  disability  welfare 
january 2016 by gominokouhai
Bedroom tax ruled discriminatory in two instances | New Statesman
I hadn't heard about the attempt to tax a /panic room/. And of course the bastards are appealing.
politics  news  bloodytories  fuckwits  welfare  hardesthit  disability 
january 2016 by gominokouhai
Labour will be tougher than Tories on benefits, promises new welfare chief | Graun
That's if you ever get elected, since you've now proved that there is absolutely no difference between you and the other bastards.
hardesthit  politics  news  welfare  bloodytories 
october 2013 by gominokouhai
Why I blew the whistle on Atos fitness-for-work test | Graun
Because there's only so long that one can violently suppress his last shred of humanity.
hardesthit  politics  news  atos  bloodytories 
august 2013 by gominokouhai
More DWP psy-torture of the vulnerable
Not 100% convinced by the sensationalist tone, but it's a given that they're introducing artificial barriers to participation. And if you were to beat them to a thin worthless paste as they deserve, you'd still get sanctioned. Or go to jail. One of those.
hardesthit  politics  unemployment  workfare  dwp  bloodytories 
april 2013 by gominokouhai
Labour demands action over jobcentre targets | Graun
Of course they had bloody targets. We all knew this. Why is it suddenly news now?
hardesthit  politics  news  atos  welfare  bloodytories 
march 2013 by gominokouhai
Ex Atos Nurse Reveals The Real Inside Story…. | Atos Victims Group News
"This is not a job any nurse should do, if their NMC registration means anything to them."
politics  hardesthit  news  atos  welfare  bloodytories 
february 2013 by gominokouhai
Living with HIV just got harder | New Statesman
Yet more evidence that assessments take no regard of fluctuating conditions. "`They are hitting people who are least able to protest,' [a sufferer] says, `I was seen by someone who was not a healthcare professional. The meeting was supposed to be half an hour but it was squeezed into twenty minutes. I had to appeal and there is evidence that items were deliberately lost.'"
politics  atos  hardesthit  welfare  workfare 
december 2012 by gominokouhai
Poor and disabled? Tories think you’re a troublemaker
"It is quite likely that none of these conditions are under the control of the family themselves, and yet under government plans they can be penalised for it. Even worse than that, though, is the presence of illness, disability and mental health on that list. These are definitely not under the control of the people involved, but it is clear [...] that the government do blame these people."
hardesthit  welfare  bloodytories  politics  news 
october 2012 by gominokouhai
The graph that shows how far David Cameron wants to shrink the state | The Guardian
"If George Osborne gets his way, within the next five years, Britain will have a smaller public sector than any other major developed nation."

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"Forget all that ministerial guff about the necessity of cutting the public sector to spur economic growth. Had that argument been true, British businesses would be in leonine form by now, instead of their current chronic enfeeblement. It was notable at last week's Tory party conference how Osborne and David Cameron didn't even try to argue for the economic benefits of austerity – how could they? – but grimly asserted that there was no alternative."
indyref  independence  NHS  hardesthit  welfare  bloodytories  news  politics  economy 
october 2012 by gominokouhai
How Many More Liam Barkers Will There Be?
"Liam Barker, 18, was born paralysed and has been on life support since birth. [...] Today, Liam can only communicate by blinking. He uses a ventilator to breathe." And the DWP asked him to prove that he's not fit for work.
hardesthit  bloodytories  dwp  atos  politics  news 
september 2012 by gominokouhai
Nurse makes heartfelt apology after Atos forced her to trick disabled people out of benefits
“Atos went by the philosophy that if you had a finger and could push a button, then you could work. Ridiculous.”
politics  disability  hardesthit  news  atos 
september 2012 by gominokouhai
Disabled are at the mercy of ministers and media | News
"Typical is a case heard last week when a teenager attacked a man walking along the street, shouting: 'He's disabled. He deserves everything he gets'." It is incredibly weird how it's apparently acceptable to orchestrate a hate campaign against an entire demographic, as long you can lie about that demographic being a drain on tax.
hardesthit  disability 
february 2012 by gominokouhai
Coalition overturns Lords amendments on welfare and bans further dissent | Politics | The Guardian
Government propses thoroughly evil bill. Upper chamber amends bill. Government cancels amendments and instructs upper chamber not to amend anything in future. I'm starting to get the hang of this "democracy" thing. I don't like what I see.
hardesthit  politics  news  welfarereform 
february 2012 by gominokouhai

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