Austerity is a policy that aims to transfer resources away from the most disadvantaged and undermine social justice.
All In This Together
This film by Dole Animators captures some of the real experiences people are facing today in the light of recent changes to the welfare system in the UK.
Christianity and Social Justice: Exploring the Meaning of Welfare Reform
This presentation was given to the Archbishop of York and Bishops from the North East of England and Yorkshire.
Ten Attacks on Disabled People's Rights
Simon Duffy provides an overview of the main strategies being used to undermine the human rights of disabled people in the UK.
Call for a Cumulative Impact Assessment
Catherine Hale shares the text of a letter to her MP calling for her support for the Cumulative Impact Assessment.
Briefing for Opposition Day Debate
An overview of the cumulative impact of UK government policies on disabled people. Prepared as a briefing for MPs for a debate in the House of Commons on 10th July 2013.
The Special People - A Fable
This fable is taken from Simon Duffy's book The Unmaking of Man and explores what happens when some people are treated as special.
From the British Welfare State to Just Another American State
Mo Stewart argues that the current reforms of the welfare state were inspired by bogus research and the vested interests of US insurance firms.
Northern Social Justice
Perhaps the future of the welfare state does not lie in the hands of Southern think tanks but of Northern social innovators.
The Meaning of Welfare Reform
A presentation on the real meaning of welfare reform.
The Big Society Fails the Hardest Hit
Catherine Hale's article explains how a range of UK government policies target disabled people.
Is It Immoral to Cut Welfare?
Dr Simon Duffy tells of his experience on television, the messages he hoped to communicate and the lessons he learned.
A Fair Society?
This short 3 minute film explains how the UK Government's current programme of cuts ends up targeting disabled people.