The government claim they value “evidence-based policy”. However, no-one knows exactly what evidence was found to justify Universal Credit, or how and why it may be applied to dismantling publicly funded social security provision for the public.
A grieving family have been forced to pay their loved one’s rent for three weeks following his death.
Ronnie Cowan, the MP for Inverclyde, has spoken out in parliament about the shocking treatment of one of his constituents because of callous Universal Credit rules concerning bereavement.
The Department for Work and Pensions have decided that if a Universal Credit claimant dies, regardless of when, they are classed as having died from the start of their four week assessment period, which can result in families being liable for their rent payments. This means that the government is outrageously clawing money from people for up to three weeks before they die and their bereaved families.
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HERMAN JACOB SPIELMAN
DR QUACK, THE TRAFFICKER, PROCURER AND INTERNATIONAL PORNOGRAPHER
PAEDOPHILE INFORMATION EXCHANGE MEMBER
In the latter half of 1978, three trials took place involving a ‘Mr Spielman’. One of those trials involved a man named Richard Maurice Clive Bigham, or to give him his correct title, Master of Nairn, Viscount Mersey. Whilst Bigham’s name hit the headlines, Spielman seems to have flown under the radar yet seemed to play a very large role in child exploitation and abuse. Piecing together information obtained from numerous articles and records, I aim to provide as much detail as I can on Spielman and those connected to his sordid activities – especially an equally depraved individual, Eric Cross, who seemed to have connections to the Civil Service. I have only scratched the surface of this particular strand but I believe it to be worthy of further investigation – especially those…
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An American friend recently told me she’s traveling to Israel soon for a well-deserved vacation. It’s very, very easy to visit Israel and never, ever catch a glimpse of Palestine or the occupation. I suspect the Israeli government likes it that way. Out of sight, out of mind.
I asked her if she’d be interested in suggestions for seeing the “other side” and when she enthusiastically agreed, I compiled the following list, with one strong caveat. “Don’t mention your intention to visit the Occupied Palestinian Territories or any of these groups when you’re stopped and questioned at Ben Gurion Airport, which you surely will be.”
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National Action, a far-right group that was banned in 2016 by the Home Secretary Amber Rudd over its support of the murder of Labour MP Jo Cox, who was shot and stabbed to death in 2016 by neo-Nazi Thomas Mair. The group was not disbanded, however and continued to operate under the cover of front groups.
“A prejudice, unlike a simple misconception, is actively resistant to all evidence that would unseat it.” Gordon W. Allport
The plot to murder Rosie Cooper
The leader of a neo-nazi group was arrested following a police investigation into a murder plot to target Labour MP Rosie Cooper. He has been given an eight year sentence.
Cooper, the MP for West Lancashire, has thanked a former neo-Nazi group member for saving her life after he exposed the far-right terrorist plot to murder her with a machete.
The National Action group is a far-right neo-Nazi organisation based in the UK. Founded in…
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Apartheid in Israel was just made official and it’s devastating.
Israel just passed the Nation-State law that says only Jewish people have the right to self-determination and demotes Arabic from an official language to “special status.”
This is a horrific, racist, and discriminatory move to punish and rob Palestinians of their most basic rights and freedoms!
And as a Jew and a rabbi, this action runs counter to the Judaism that I love. I unequivocally stand with Palestinians and 100% reject Israel’s official policy of apartheid — join me:
The Nation-State bill that Israel passed today cements Israel as an apartheid state — from the West Bank to Gaza to Jerusalem to Haifa.
Palestinians, no matter where they live, are controlled by an Israeli government and military that robs them of basic rights and freedoms.
I envision a future where all who live in Israel/Palestine enjoy the same rights and freedoms. And I’m inviting you to invest in that vision with me.
Today we once and for all put to bed the illusion of Israel as a democracy — and now the work continues to make it so.
Rabbi Alissa Wise