That no one noticed “goes to show the lack of diversity in [Trump’s] team,” said Ceci Cardelle, who took the photo
This is the welfare state in the UK of today for those who are in desperate need of benefits to survive. The system should be there to help not hinder as the system is not just broken it is amoral.
Like the hero of Ken Loach’s film, I, Daniel Blake, I faced a box-ticking assessment designed to thwart and frustrate the people it’s supposed to support.
‘What Loach depicts in his film, is a system that is designed to frustrate, thwart and discriminate.’ Briana Shann, Hayley Squires, Dave Johns and Dylan McKiernan in I, Daniel Blake. Photograph: Films/Everett/Rex/Shutterstock
My entry into the benefits system late in life came as a shock. Like the eponymous hero of Ken Loach’s new film, I, Daniel Blake, I was in my late 50s. After I was made redundant I discovered that although I’d been paying my national insurance contributions for decades, I still wouldn’t qualify for a full state pension. That’s when I decided to apply for employment and support allowance: a benefit for unemployed people of working age who have limited prospects of work because of a disability or health…
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The X Factor is promoted as an entertainment show, but is it a quality entertainment show. For some years people have commented on the quality of some of the acts appearing, but then people do have differing tastes. In the current live show there some good acts, but when you look at Honey G is she really a quality performer.
Viewers refuse to believe the aspiring rapper has any fans voting for her
All crime should be recorded and shown in the statistics, where crime is not being recorded or deliberately being withdrawn from statistics, then this should also be a crime.
Over 2,000 sex attacks against German women was committed by muslim migrants during New Year alone, and we are told similar sex assaults happen constantly. Yet statistics are now manipulated to show only 17 attacks. And why is that? It’s to try and suppress the facts about muslims and crime in society which we have published for years, and which has been taken up and discussed by every media outlet available. The Eurocrats are now trying to “prove” that our reports are wrong by lying about the reality of muslim crimes. It’s extremely dangerous to hide facts from people. Muslims ARE a problem to Western society and the future stability and peace of our countries.
Outrage as Cologne New Year’s Eve Sex Attacks Wiped from Crime Record
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by Virginia Hale
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Events in Cologne on New Year’s Eve gained international attention as mobs…
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Writer and activist Jack Monroe knows from their own experience that Ken Loach’s portrayal of life on benefits is heart-wrenchingly accurate.
What kind of person are you if you aren’t angry, devastated, furious, howling when you leave the cinema after seeing Ken Loach’s Palme D’Or winning film, I, Daniel Blake?
If you aren’t angry that Stephanie Bottrill deliberately walked in front of an articulated lorry on the M6, after her benefits were sanctioned, what kind of person are you?
If you aren’t angry that Linda Wootton died within weeks of being assessed fit for work, as her letters from the Department of Work and Pensions were delivered to her hospital bed, what kind of person are you?
The “scroungers and skivers” rhetoric runs deep…
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