Austerity is a policy that aims to transfer resources away from the most disadvantaged and undermine social justice.
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.
Poor Commit the Least Fraud
A lot of fuss is made about benefit cheats - but few people realise it is the poor who commit the least fraud - it is taxpayers and government itself who defraud the poor.
Cuts Target Disabled and Poor
This short film shows how the UK government's spending decisions have targeted disabled people and the poor for cuts.
The Poor Are Very Poor
The popular myth is that there is no real poverty in the UK - however the reality is that the poor are very poor - living on impossibly low incomes.