Austerity is a policy that aims to transfer resources away from the most disadvantaged and undermine social justice.
A Fair Society & Disability Rights
Simon Duffy gives a short talk to the Sheffield Green Party on the meaning of fairness and the cuts that target disabled people.
Citizenship & the Fair Society
Simon Duffy introduces the objectives of the Campaign for a Fair Society and the case for radical reforms of the current social care and welfare systems.
Disability & the Cuts
Presentation given in Sheffield at joint event with Sheffield CIL and Church Action on Poverty.
Launch of Scottish Campaign
Simon Duffy speaks at the launch of the Scottish Campaign for a Fair Society about how personalisation is being used as a cover for cuts and why the cuts are so unfair.
The Spirit Level: why equality is better for everyone
Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett demonstrate that inequalities damage the wellbeing of everyone in society - not just the poor. This important book undermines the myth that…
A Fair Society - Tizard Annual Lecture
Simon Duffy gave the Annual Tizard Lecture on the 4th March at the University of Kent.
The Rise of the Meritocracy
Michael Young's classic attack on the arrogance and thoughtlessness of our meritocracy and failure to understand the breadth and diversity of human values.