March 5, 2016

A mother too malnourished to breastfeed her baby -  not in a famine-stricken developing country, but in the UK, today.

February 28, 2016

When the government began reassessing Incapacity Benefit claimants in 2010, they expected the majority to be found fit to work.

February 21, 2016

All Our Welfare : Towards participatory social policy by Peter Beresford

February 18, 2016

A student leader from  Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has been charged with sedition after refusing to give in to India’s far right.

February 17, 2016

A talk on "how state benefits can 'warp' the personalities of the unemployed" was

February 16, 2016

In the early hours of 3 February, UK time, the US state of Georgia took the life of Brandon Astor Jones, a 72 year-old African-American.

February 16, 2016

As I was heading home from London yesterday, I received a text from my husband Chris, about a tweet from BBC Radio Oxford.

February 13, 2016

The US Defense Secretary has effectively admitted that the UK’s Trident nuclear weapons system is not independent.

February 13, 2016

On Thursday night I spend the evening at our local youth theatre, Pegasus, as our son was involved backstage.