Austerity is a policy that aims to transfer resources away from the most disadvantaged and undermine social justice.
Abolishing the NHS Market
In this powerful essay David Zigmond eviscerates the Internal Market which is choking the NHS to death.
Time to Stand Up and Be Counted
Don Derrett urges us as individuals to stand up and stand against this new wave of intolerance and brutality, wherever we live.
Derbyshire Unemployed Workers' Centres
Part of a larger network of TUC Unemployed Workers' Centres, this is Derbyshire's Annual Report for 2016.
Blowin' in the Wind
Steve Griffiths rewords a Bob Dylan classic - a reflection on our crazy times where injustice and hatred seem to fuel political careers.
The Welfare State and Community
Cormac Russell argues that welfare reform in isolation of the enlargement of the commons is naive and counterproductive.
Love and Welfare
In this paper Simon Duffy argues that there is a spiritual tradition that has been forgotten, which offers us a much more positive and loveable vision of the welfare state we need.
Legal Literacy in Adult Social Care
Belinda Schwehr, a leading expert in social care law, explores the declining standards in legal literacy which are undermining good practice in adult social care in England.
Data on Social Care in England
Simon Duffy pulls together some of the key data relevant to the Centre's submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry on adult social in England.
Care Cuts: Indignity & Uprootedness
An anonymous account of the reality of social care for one man with complex disabilities in the United Kingdom.
The Psychological Impact of Austerity
This report from Psychologists Against Austerity shares well-established psychological research that directly links cuts to public services with mental health problems.
The Politics of Poverty
In this presentation for an Anti-Poverty Conference organised by Bolsover CVP, Simon Duffy explores some of the myths about inequality and poverty in the UK.
Life in Bolsover Today
Inequality in the UK has doubled in a generation and the consequences are felt most harshly in places like Bolsover as the Community Voluntary Partners' report shows.