Conservative social security policy is not founded on rational analysis and evidence – Politics and Insights

https://kittysjones.wordpress.com/2016/09/08/conservative-social-security-policy-is-not-founded-on-rational-analysis-and-evidence/

Excellent article from Sue Jones. “When the Conservatives say they are going to “tackle poverty”, what they mean is that they intend to rigidly police the poor, rather than alleviate poverty. Meanwhile, the new right’s economic enclosure act – austerity – will continue to impoverish many more. The state will respond to each crisis with more authoritarianism and psychopolitical techniques of persuasion, amplified via the media. And the wealthy and powerful will become wealthier and more powerful.”
Unless we collectively fight back.

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