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CITIZEN ZERO: Manufacturing The Future

Posted by Mark Cantrell on May 9, 2014 at 8:00 AM

Be prepared for real austerity

 

With the Coalition austerity programme and welfare reforms effectively making enforced destitution a matter of Government policy, it might be argued that ministers are actively manufacturing the underclass known as zeros that feature so prominently within Citizen Zero. Many of the links below relate to this with, with stories about how social exclusion and hardship is actively promoted…


 

Swindon Advertiser, 2 April 2014

 

Police called out to Jobcentre protest

 

 

READ HERE

 

This Is Money, 2 April 2014

 

Britain told to prepare for 'real austerity': Warning over future from business leaders

 

 

READ HERE

 

London Evening Standard, 2 April 2014

 

Richard Godwin: Help to Work is slavery by another name

 

Perhaps the most modern approach of to unemployment is to put people in work without paying them

 

 

READ HERE

 

The Irish Times, 27 March 2014

 

‘Guardian’ reporting of Snowden leaks threatened with closure, conference told

 

Deputy editor details extent to which intelligence agencies tried to stop newspaper’s disclosures

 

 

READ HERE

 

The Guardian, 11 March 2014

DWP advising jobcentres on sending claimants to food banks – documents

 

Government insists charities form no part of welfare system and this is merely a 'signpost', but 'high level process' in place

 

 

 

READ HERE

 

Huffington Post, 10 March 2014

 

Brits Selling Organs On Facebook For Thousands Of Pounds Due To Poverty

 

 

READ HERE

 

The Guardian, 10 March 2014

 

Councils using controversial lie detector tests to catch benefit fraudsters

 

'Voice risk analysis' being used by 24 English authorities at a cost of millions – despite scientists' claims that it 'does nothing'

 

 

READ HERE

 

RT, 7 March 2014

 

Starved & evicted: Britain’s poor now treated worse than animals

 

Beginning his working life in the aviation industry and trained by the BBC, Tony Gosling is a British land rights activist, historian & investigative radio journalist

 

 

READ HERE

 

New Policy Institute Blog, 6 March 2014

 

Even working households need help to pay for ‘affordable housing’

 

 

READ HERE

 

The Guardian, 5 March 2014

 

Government's Universal Jobmatch website 'bedevilled with fraud'

 

Around half of the vacancies on official job search website may be bogus, falsely promoted or against the rules, says Frank Field MP

 

 

READ HERE

 

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