Posts Tagged ‘Welfare State’

The nasty party does its dirty work on the welfare state

by Michael Meacher.

The power of the right-wing media – and the reason why it needs to be cut back to provide a democracy with a framework of balanced reporting – has again been put on show by its persistent fusillade of vilifying propaganda against the jobless and low-paid to assist their Tory government allies in pinning the […]

Forget “skivers”, this is a full-blown attack on the welfare state

by Michael Meacher.

It’s been a long time coming, but the Tories never give up (if only we had the same determination and relentless drive!). First they broke the pension link with earnings – that was Thatcher’s opening gambit in 1979. Now 33 years later they’re breaking the benefits link with prices, even with the lower CPI index […]

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