Paid work, on any terms, is being valued too much, while other vital forms of life like: citizenship, caring and creating are valued too little.
Agency Workers and Zero Hours Contracts
This publication by the Derbyshire Unemployed Workers' Centre describes the way in which agency work and the use of zero-hours contracts is creating a punitive work culture.
This major report describes how Barnsley Council have been increasing social justice by redistributing power and resources to local citizens, families and communities.
Evaluation of Wee Enterprizers Project
This evaluation of the Wee Enterprizers Project describes what was learned as people began to explore using self-directed support as a step into business life.
The Politics of Poverty
Dr Simon Duffy explores ONS data on inequality and poverty and tries to get behind the myths and lies used to explore the poorest in the UK
One Good Thing
Malcolm Henry imagines a conversation between a leader of the Labour Party and Andrew Neil on the topic of Universal Basic Income (UBI) and financial reform.
Derbyshire Unemployed Workers' Centres
Part of a larger network of TUC Unemployed Workers' Centres, this is Derbyshire's Annual Report for 2016.
The Community Living Project provides opportunities for people with a disability to establish their own small business through their Micro Enterprise Project.
Equal Opportunities at Work?
Fran Macilvey describes the reality of work for many disabled people and the barriers created by negative attitudes and inflexibility.
The Invisible Barrier to Disability Employment
Jon Breen argues that employer attitudes to disabled workers are often based on ignorance and that these can present significant barriers to success in the workplace.
The Rise of the Robots
Robin Jackson urges everyone with an interest in achieving welfare reform to read Martin Ford's book and consider the important issues it raises.
Exploring the Meaning of Poverty
Poverty isolates and divides us. It leaves us thinking we are not good enough and we are too poor to spend time with friends or family writes Simon Duffy.
A Troubling Truth
Dr Claudia Gillberg reflects on her own experience of living with the chronic illness, myalgic encephalomyelitis or ME, describing the multiple challenges she and others face.