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UK Poverty Data in Graphics
Infographics showing how poverty is created by the unfairness of the UK tax-benefit system.
The Relationships Project shares the stories and experiences of young people in the UK during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Centralisation Meets Austerity
A detailed analysis of the impact of austerity on Local Spending in every local authority in England.
Local Spending in England
A map of Local Spending and the impact of austerity in England.
Homelessness in Sheffield since 2005
This article explores how levels of homelessness have changed in Sheffield since 2005.
UBI: Unpaid Labour and Gender Relations
We need to value care and help move society away from an unjust system that advantages men over women.
Tim Jackson's book marshals great thinkers, poets and evidence to argue we must abandon our destructive notion of…
Out of the Ordinary
Marc Stears proposes that the values and visions of ordinary people carry within them the possibility of radical…
Avoiding Misconceptions When Designing Supports
We need to readjust our thinking to overcome the prejudices against disabled people built into the modern world.
Neighbourhood Democracy and Food
The Neighbourhood Democracy Movement (NDM) hosted this webinar with 4 invited guests to explore the relationship…
Those Who Can, Teach
This book is an eloquent testimony to the importance of investing in quality education to enrich the futures of all…
An Ode to the Citizen Spirit of Sheffield
Sheffield has proud history of combining diverse peoples and communities into a greater whole, with a commitment to…
A Wild Love for the World
David Towell reviews a new collection of writings celebrating the lifework of the Buddhist ecologist Joanna Macy.
Change Is Coming
Tapiolan Kuoro, the Finnish Children's choir, sing from Greta Thunberg's ‘No-one Is Too Small To Make A…
The Creation of Preventable Harm
The Work Capability Assessment (WCA) is a key element of the UK Government's welfare policy and has caused preventable…
Everyone Has Strengths
Virtues or character strengths help us think about what is important in our lives and can be a useful person-centred…
The Ideal of Citizenship
Simon Duffy gave this talk to the LAC Network and argues that citizenship is the ideal the world needs today.
Building on Mutual Aid
Basic Income and Neighbourhood Democracy could help us reorganise society and shift power to citizens.
Stigma and Poverty: The Shame Game
Mary O'Hara discusses her book ‘The Shame Game’ sharing the perspectives of people who are living with…
Killed By The State? Social Policy Abused
Mo Stewart describes the outcome of 10 years of independent disability studies research into the social policies and…
Sorry We Missed You
Ken Loach's film reveals the brutal reality of the modern gig economy.
To Hell with Poverty
The Church must make a greater effort to fight the causes of poverty and support the #BasicIncome movement.
What Price Preventable Harm?
Mo Stewart summarises the conclusions of the Preventable Harm Project which examined the causes and impact of the…
Welcoming Refugees into Our Communities
Steph Farr explains how we might be able to change hearts and minds to ensure communities welcome refugees and others…
A Fair and Just Future for Cornwall
The Cornwall Independent Poverty Forum has produced a report outlining its vision for achieving social justice in…
A Response to All Lives Matter
Black Lives Matter. We all need to accept that institutional and systemic racism is still prevalent in our society…
Is Basic Income Essential to the Good Life?
Simon Duffy gave this keynote talk for the Centre for Wellbeing in Public Policy and as part of the Festival of Debate…
The Canary supported Videoblogg Productions to produce a documentary describing the problems with the Universal…
The Upstream Response to COVID-19
Dr Simon Duffy sets out some key principles to guide local communities as they develop their response to the COVID-19…
The DWP Fails People with a Learning Disability
Neil Carpenter describes the barriers to justice and economic security created by the DWP's systems.
UK Food Banks in 2019
Lizzie Peck provides an overview of the emergence and rapid growth of food banks since the Coalition Government and the…
Steve Griffiths argues that the Institute for Fiscal Studies has failed to be objective in its analysis of Labour's…
Accountancy is not Economics
Steve Griffiths examines the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) critique of of Labour's 2019 Manifesto and discovers…
Why I Wrote Second Class Citizens
Stef Benstead found that many people, like Christian Conservatives, care about poverty but have false beliefs about…
Influences and Consequences
In the conclusion to the Preventable Harm Project Mo Stewart shows how US companies and right-wing ideology have…
Self-Directed Support and Social Justice
Self-directed support is a matter of social justice... but it is constantly threatened by consumerism and…
Jack Pearpoint, Lynda Kahn and Cathy Hollands have recently updated the Inclusion Press website and are keen to share…
Canaries in the Coal Mine
Newcastle Council for Voluntary Service (NCVS) share their 2019 report on the state of the voluntary, community and…
Bill of Rights Including Social Rights
Gavin Barker explains why human rights need the full protection of the constitution and why social rights and the right…
Crippled by Austerity
Simon Duffy reviews Frances Ryan's important book which describes the devastating impact of the UK Government's…
An Emancipatory Welfare State
A draft consultation paper setting out the arguments for a basic income for people with disabilities.
Resisting UK Government attacks on the welfare state
Sustainability & Justice
Exploring how to live with justice in harmony with the planet.
Shameful Attack on Disabled People
Brian Collinge explains how the government's failure to update the Minimum Income Guarantee (MIG) for people…
Sustainability & Social Justice
Learning how to live with justice in harmony with the planet
One million adults with a learning disability in the UK who have suffered because of government measures since 2010.
Cumulative Impact Assessment (CIA)
A statement from the Centre for the #WOWdebate on the Government's reasons for refusing to carry out a Cumulative…
The Injustice of Benefit Sanctions
The welfare system has become punitive, even more bureaucratic and humiliating. It delivers pain instead of support…