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Benefits spending: Five charts on the UK's £100bn bill - BBC News
Much of the £100bn per year we spend on working-age benefits is there to tackle deep problems created by low pay, high housing costs and ill health.
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Exclusive: 4,000 Public Computers Slashed From Libraries And Jobcentres Under 'Austerity Cuts' | HuffPost UK
Exclusive: 4,000 Public Computers Slashed From Libraries And Jobcentres Under 'Austerity Cuts' | HuffPost UK
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5 days ago by paulbradshaw
No Savings Found in Florida Welfare Drug Tests - The New York Times
From July through October in Florida — the four months when testing took place before Judge Scriven’s order — 2.6 percent of the state’s cash assistance applicants failed the drug test, or 108 of 4,086, according to the figures from the state obtained by the group. The most common reason was marijuana use. An additional 40 people canceled the tests without taking them.

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11 days ago by dicewitch
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13 days ago by adamcrowe
The Philosophy of Poverty?: My Opening Statement - Econlib
To recap: I’ve offered no absolute objection to redistribution.  Instead, I’ve pointed to four moral hurdles to clear before we even consider it.  If we take these hurdles seriously, maybe you could salvage a tiny welfare state for indigent kids, the severely handicapped, refugees, and so on.  Before you make even this small exception, though, consider this: When someone has made awful decisions in the past, ironclad rules are often best even though a judicious decision-maker would make minor exceptions.  Given how badly all existing welfare states deviate from defensible moral principles, there’s a strong argument for keeping government out of poverty alleviation altogether.
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24 days ago by HispanicPundit
The Religion of Workism Is Making Americans Miserable - The Atlantic
The economists of the early 20th century did not foresee that work might evolve from a means of material production to a means of identity production. They failed to anticipate that, for the poor and middle class, work would remain a necessity; but for the college-educated elite, it would morph into a kind of religion, promising identity, transcendence, and community. Call it workism.
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25 days ago by petej

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