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RealFare Podcast 1: UKIP, The Left, War & Workfare

Updated podcast – with better sound.

Warning: Podcast and article contain (necessary?) swearing. 

In this week’s podcast we covered:

  1. UKIP
  2. Labour and the Left
  3. TTIP…
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It's only a disappointment if you don't expect it.

The strike action planned for this week, which never looked like it was going to be that powerful in the first place, has now been significantly weakened as… 538 more words


A Visit To Urban Futures Shows The Nasty Side Of Charity Workfare

Boycott Workfare and Haringey Solidarity Group today occupied the premises of Urban Futures in protest at ther involvement in the government’s Community Work Placement scheme – better known as workfare. 436 more words

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7 Facts You Need To Know About Workfare


Workfare schemes have been tried out in countries such as Australia, USA, Canada and places in Europe since the 1990’s, with dismal results. 1,030 more words


Take Action Against @GroundworkUK: No Grounds For Greenwashing Workfare

From Boycott Workfare

Groundwork boasts of its involvement in workfare. Join in with an online blockade of their social media and let them know what you think of their prolific and unashamed use of forced unpaid labour.   477 more words

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Take Action! Challenge The TUC’s Support For Workfare: @PayRise4Britain Must Mean Wages For Everyone

From Boycott Workfare

Challenge the TUC’s support for workfare, on the first day of online action for the Boycott Workfare week of action

On 1 August 2014, the Trade Union Congress (TUC) made… 509 more words

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What We Learned Last Week (29/09 - 05/10)

1) IDS outlines plans for benefit pre-payment cards

Pre-paid benefit cards form the latest assault on benefit claimant freedoms as plans for cards loaded with benefit allowances, but with restrictions on alcohol, cigarettes and gambling are released. 995 more words