‘Workfare’

Updated 9 January 2015

28 April 2014 :

”Mandatory Community Work Placements” were officially introduced by the UK government today (albeit in a bungled, shambolic fashion*)…
The state can now use the threat of absolute destitution to extract the labour of individuals, for its free use by its corporate allies, without recompense.

”Slavery is a weed that grows on every soil.” -Edmund Burke ( March 22 1775)Iain Duncan Smith - Something for Nothingworkfare

“Most young people love this scheme” – Iain Duncan Smith

Let’s assume for a moment that this statement is true.  That would only demonstrate is that today’s youth are idiots who “love” being stripped of their labour rights and being compelled to work for a fraction of the statutory minimum wage.

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http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/dr-simon-duffy/workfare-is-modernised-slavery_b_2773051.html

”Free labour has the inspiration of hope; pure slavery has no hope.” – Abraham Lincoln

An historical comparison : http://beastrabban.wordpress.com/2013/11/09/a-new-system-of-an-old-slavery-george-osbornes-workfare-and-19th-century-negro-apprenticeship/

*http://www.boycottworkfare.org/?p=3543

Criticising Government Policy Online Is “Unacceptable Intimidation” According To Treasury

http://johnnyvoid.wordpress.com/2014/05/31/dwp-begs-charities-to-collaborate-in-cruelty/#

Posted on October 18, 2014

12 things you should know about “Help to Work” : http://anotherangryvoice.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/12-things-help-to-work.html

9 January 2015 – United Nations Probing UK Over ‘Grave’ Human Rights Violations Of Disabled http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2014/08/28/un-dwp-benefits-disabled-human-rights-probe_n_5727580.html

PUBLIC INTEREST LAWYERS : http://www.publicinterestlawyers.co.uk/news_details.php?id=231

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