Yes, we all know it’s terrible, a terrible form for a terrible benefit in a terrible system. It’s not designed to be helpful and it’s not designed to be fair. But I can’t help thinking: imagine if this form were made so that the questions actually focused on what you have to do in order to hold down a job?
The study the influential Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) economic think tank finds that working class and inner city regions have seen local services slashed by a third
Are we salt of the earth yeomen, or skiving thickos milking the system? Politicians use us as cover for their own bigotry then ignore us the rest of the time
Acclaimed stage and screen actress, Maxine Peake, argues that the people must be united – and less self involved – in order to effect real change.
Our goal is to identify science fiction books that are remembered over time. We call them the Classics of Science Fiction, even though the term classics is a loaded word for many, and defined in widely different ways. The term science fiction is also controversial, and has never been adequately defined in a precise manner. Working on this project is leading us towards a deeper understanding of both terms. We limit the scope of this project to science fiction because we believe science fiction is a singular concept, even though it can’t be easily defined. Throughout the centuries writers have speculated about the future, distant worlds, alternate histories, time travel, unexplored territories, artificial life, robots, intelligent machines, nonhuman intelligent beings, and other concepts beyond the mundane that could be a part of our reality if we knew more.
Source: Classics of Science Fiction
I thought I knew what we were dealing with. The British state in my lifetime has retained a privileged place for the few, lived off a centuries old legend of global reach and kept transformative po…
Source: Degrees of Estrangement /
I am not saying that there aren’t significant criticisms one could level at Corbyn. I am simply asking that we afford Corbynism the same level of thoughtful analytical scrutiny we seem willing to grant to, say, Ukip.