Entries by Dr Simon Duffy from 02/2013

Ten Reasons to Hate the Welfare Cash Card

| Posted 02.08.2013 | UK Politics

The Welfare Cash Card is a direct attack on equality, dignity and human freedom.

An Over-Centralised Welfare System Is Killing the United Kingdom

| Posted 02.18.2013 | UK Politics

ew people realise that the UK is one of the most centralised welfare systems in the world. Whitehall controls healthcare, education, tax and benefits. Local government controls only social care and a few other minor services. It doesn't need to be this way.

Workfare Is Modernised Slavery

| Posted 02.27.2013 | UK Politics

Workfare is not only bad economics it is morally wrong. Workfare is a modern form of slavery. This may seem an extreme statement, for we tend to associate slavery with racial oppression, when black people were forced to work for white farmers. But slavery is not always racial and it is not always achieved by violence.