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Is it about time we stopped attacking the welfare state?

Is it about time we stopped attacking the welfare state?

Even though a recent survey has shown that attitudes towards people on benefits might be softening, the stigma of living in poverty is very much alive. Just last week, at the Liberal Democrats conference,...

It's the inequality, stupid

We know so much about the growing inequality in the UK. We know that it is getting worse - in Scotland, for example, two fifths of the increase in income during the last decade has gone to...

The meaningless of fairness

I recently saw someone's new Facebook status reading: "Belinda is having a well-deserved glass of wine after a hard day's shopping. Thirsty work." This suggests to me how quickly...

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