Austerity is a policy that aims to transfer resources away from the most disadvantaged and undermine social justice.
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.
Totally Wrong List
An overview of all the Government policies which harm or disadvantage people with learning disabilities in England.
In the Expectation of Recovery
George Faulkner's report outlines how misleading medical research has been used to support disability cuts and other changes to the welfare state.
Farewell to Welfare
Simon Duffy gave this talk on the demise of the welfare state under the leadership of the UK's Conservative Party at the University of Vasaa in May 2014.
Open Letter to Stephen Crabb
Ekklesia and the Centre for Welfare Reform have published a letter to Stephen Crabb calling for an end to policies attacking disabled people signed by leading Christians.
The Problem with Mandatory Reconsideration
Eri Mountbatten outlines the worrying results from a recent survey of it's members by the National Association of Welfare Rights Advisers (NAWRA).
Citizenship and the Welfare State
In this short philosophical monograph Simon Duffy explores the role of citizenship in the definition and defence of the welfare state.
What Went Wrong with the Welfare State?
Simon Duffy gave this talk at a Bishop's Breakfast in Bolton setting out why the welfare state is essential to justice, but exploring some of the flaws within its current design.
What's Wrong with Welfare Reform
A presentation given to bishops' spouses about Women Centred Solutions and what went wrong with welfare reform.
Marking the Political Parties
The Results of Learning Disability Alliance England's Citizen Jury held before the General Election in May 2015.
Spartacus ESA Mythbuster
Members of Spartacus Network bust the dangerous myths and misinformation that has grown up around ESA.