Is Ireland’s social welfare system creating a class of social misfits?

In an effort to offset child poverty, a noble gesture for any society, Ireland has arguably one of the most generous social welfare programs in the EU, if not the world. 767 more words


Welfare Payments

The State of Michigan is a “Paradise” for collecting “welfare” payments.

Are you a looking to collect child support payments for kid’s you didn’t sire? 30 more words


Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) released his annual Wastebook this past week

    Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) released his annual Waste Book  this past week It contains a laundry list of doozies. The U.S. government’s gold-plating operations included $190,000 to study compost digested by worms, $297 million for the purchase of an unused mega blimp, and $1 million on a Virginia bus stop where only 15 people can huddle under a half-baked roof. 279 more words


The McClure Report: Welfare Review fails to understand Australia's Labour Market

Women are far more likely to be struggling financially than men and thus more dependent on Government payments. This welfare review by Patrick McClure  is likely  to  have a huge impact on women in receipt of government payments. 27 more words


Prepay: disciplining the global poor

 This post continues my exploration of the shifting UK policy landscape impacting on the poor and the jobless that I began with my post about prepay  847 more words

Welfare Benefits