Austerity is a policy that aims to transfer resources away from the most disadvantaged and undermine social justice.
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.
Welfare Reform Impact on Mental Health
The UK government's cuts to welfare - known as 'welfare reforms' - will increase levels of mental illness, increase costs, inefficiency, inequality and injustice.
Tall Tales About Welfare Reform
Ben Baumberg, Kate Bell and Declan Gaffney tackle some of the most common welfare myths.
Why Inequality Matters
Written by members of My Fair London this paper presents further essential information about income inequality and its consequences in a brief and accessible format.
The UK is Very Unequal
The UK is the third most unequal developed country - and this inequality is bad for all of us - it causes many social problems.