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Which of these men would you help? (#homeless #welfare #texas)

Meet sandy. He is a homeless man living in Austin, Texas. He is not an alcoholic and doesn’t take drugs. He is a regular guy who became homeless through circumstance. 163 more words

Freedom

Nestle, PepsiCo and others use public funds to develop harmful snacks (#health)

From The Guardian

Snack food and confectionery companies, including Nestlé and PepsiCo, are paid substantial government subsidies to help them make products that will damage the nation’s health, according to charities involved in heart attack prevention and obesity. 739 more words

Government & Politics

Largest ever privatisation deal for the NHS agreed – more Tory corruption. (#UK #Politics #Health #NHS)

We have exposed the government and their greedy self-serving tactics time and time again, and now one of the biggest and most obvious abuses of their power has taken place through the largest privatisation deal for the NHS yet. 776 more words

Government & Politics

Bathini & Portia’s South African Engagement Party Held at Church

Bathini Dambuza and Portia Dludlu recently celebrated their engagement in South Africa. I found the story on Zanele Muholi’s blog. The photographer documents the South African LGBT community. 332 more words

Commitment & Family

Strikes as #NHS staff try to cope with a system broken by #government (#UK #Politics #austerity)

NHS staff have planned several strikes in the New Year as protests against the government freeze on their pay.

The first strike is planned for 12 hours on 29th January, and again on 25th February and includes nurses and porters. 2,672 more words

Government & Politics

#NHS to be plunged into crisis by Jeremy Hunt (#health #politics #UK #austerity)

In another hypocritical move by the government, Jeremy Hunt will today tell NHS bosses they need to save a further £10 BILLION a year.

The same week as Cameron has found £15 BILLION for road works in marginal constituencies which the Conservatives must hold or gain in the next election, Hunt will say that there needs to be a fundamental rethink of how the NHS spends its £110 BILLION budget. 747 more words

Government & Politics

MPs call Duncan Smith’s Work programme a ‘scandal’ (#ids #welfare #bedroomtax #uk #politics)

The way private companies have been running the Work Programme under contractual conditions imposed by Iain Duncan Smith and his Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) has been called a ‘scandal’ by the… 519 more words

Government & Politics