13 March 2019
Workers who manage people’s claims for the hated Universal Credit (UC) benefit began a two-day strike on Monday to win a better service for claimants.
12 March 2019
Amid the stifling narrowness of official politics in Britain, there are some very welcome signs of change this week.
11 March 2019
Shocking new figures have revealed the terrible toll inflicted by the Tory benefit freeze ahead of chancellor Philip Hammond’s spending statement on Wednesday.
05 March 2019
This Dispatches documentary is a gruelling look at a refuge for women fleeing domestic abuse.
28 February 2019
Shocking new figures have revealed that more than a million public sector workers are paid below the voluntary living wage.
19 February 2019
The economic and social policies pushed by the European Union (EU) are often described as a haven from inequality and crisis.
16 February 2019
Spanish prime minister Pedro Sanchez of the Labour-type PSOE party has dissolved parliament and called elections for 28 April.
12 February 2019
Tory chancellor Philip Hammond has to spend billions more to meet his pledge to end austerity, a think tank has said.
29 January 2019
Working class people everywhere have been hit hard by Tory cuts.
20 January 2019
Workers and the poor rose up against the government, and they face bitter repression
14 January 2019
Workers and the poor are staying away from work, demonstrating and fighting the police
11 January 2019
Four women workers won a high court challenge to the Tories’ Universal Credit (UC) scheme on Friday.
01 January 2019
Hundreds of people have been forced to beg for money online because of the Tories’ hated Universal Credit (UC) benefit.
17 December 2018
Wages are still worth a third less in some parts of Britain than a decade ago
27 November 2018
Matthew Hedges said in the UAE last week he was a spy, and this week said he wasn’t.
16 November 2018
"What I saw is a lot of misery. A lot of people feel the system is failing them. They feel the system is there just to punish them,” said the UN's Philip Alston
29 October 2018
Tory chancellor Philip Hammond’s budget on Monday confirmed that austerity is not over.
14 October 2018
Benefit sanctions are “life threatening” for some disabled claimants, according to a new study. And the constant threat of sanctions leaves many “living in a state of constant anxiety”.
14 October 2018
The Tories’ rollout of Universal Credit has driven thousands of working class people into hunger, homelessness and debt—and some to death. People living through the war on benefits told Sadie Robinson
why it should be scrapped
09 October 2018
The Universal Credit benefits regime has to be scrapped