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Economics.

Neo-liberalism and related ideologies would be amusing if true and outrageous if false.

Prisoner entitled to 4 times the bedroom space than a social tenant!

A prisoner is entitled to a room four times the size that the DWP maintains is a bedroom for a social tenant.

I was alerted to a Ministry of Justice document called Certified Prisoner Accommodation which sets out the minimum sizes for prisoners and the relevant size issue is detailed below and is from ppage 45 of the MoJ document… 239 more words

Mutuality of obligation... the irreducible minimum.

For some time now, I have been concerned that the workfare programme is illegal, particularly around the contract issue.

So with a bit of time on my hands today, I decided to look at this in some more detail. 689 more words

Selling the Cow to Buy the Milk (Keiser, M; 2013)

Imagine a university funding policy so ineptly crafted, so short-sighted, so rooted in short-term “thinking” that a mere 3 years after its inception, it is already collapsing… 1,325 more words

Andrew Lakoff's The Private Life of Numbers: Pharmaceutical Marketing in Post-Welfare Argentina by Erica Borgstrom

July’s session discussed assemblage theory based on The Private Life of Numbers: Pharmaceutical Marketing in Post-Welfare Argentina by Lakoff (2005) from the Global Assemblages: Technology, Politics and Ethics as Anthropological Problems… 1,366 more words

Reading And Discussion Group

All Jobcentres to be Shut?

Iain Duncan Smith Urged By Senior Tories To Shut All Jobcentres

No this is not a story from the Daily Mash (‘COFFEE’ served in Scottish cafes is actually high strength lager) 470 more words

Unemployment