War By Other Means by John Pilger

War By Other Means from John Pilger on Vimeo. How the IMF and World Bank create mass poverty, destruction of natural environments and death.

UK: More than 17,000 sick and disabled people die while waiting for welfare benefits

Full story by Mary Bulman HERE More than 17,000 people have died while waiting to hear whether their claim for disability benefit had been successful, it has emerged. Ministers have been accused of “failing people at the most vulnerable point in their lives” after figures revealed 17,070 disability claimants have died while waiting for decisions on their personal independence…

Crumbs and Cages

By guest blogger Mary Bergfeld We have been reduced to a nation of crumbs and cages. The cages protect us from children at the border, the crumbs are what’s left to feed the children of our poor. There is a certain irony here. The cages are a component of Trump’s pesky border wall and his…

UK: The DWP’s latest savage move could leave more people starving

New evidence has emerged to show that the DWP has enacted yet another savage move. A job centre in East Sussex refused to give people foodbank referrals. If replicated in other areas, the implications of this are devastating for some of the most vulnerable people in the UK. “Destitute” On 5 February, Lewes Eye reported…

Video: The Power Behind the Throne

A documentary about the British Monarchy.  Particularly poignant in light of the latest scandal of homeless, sick and disabled people in the UK who have been dying and committing suicide as a direct consequence of the way the UK is operated.  Over the decades the poverty gap has increased steadily, with the ruling classes caring…

UK: Homeless woman found dead, Newcastle

An investigation has been launched after a woman was found dead in a car park at St James’ Park. The body of the woman, who police believe was sleeping rough, was discovered at 2.36am on Friday in the car park at Newcastle’s football ground. Emergency services attended the scene in the early hours but the…