Austerity is a policy that aims to transfer resources away from the most disadvantaged and undermine social justice.
Central Taxes Local
Central government taxes local government so that even deprived communities find that they lose a huge fraction of funding to Whitehall.
Fraud in Context
Government's exaggerate the level of benefit fraud for political reasons.
Welfare Reform is Not Welfare Reform
A short 4 minute film explaining why current Welfare Reform plans are not real reforms and exploding some key myths.
The Reality of Disability Benefits
One man's experience of disability benefits.
Campaigning for a Fair Society
Simon Duffy gave one of the talks at the launch of the Manifesto for a Fair Society at the House of Lords on the 12th March.
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.
Changes to Housing Funding
Housing Options explains how current changes to the funding of housing will reduce housing mobility, home ownership and undermine supported living.
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.