Tag Archives: Human Rights

DWP officials pocket £44 million in performance bonuses despite universal credit debacle

Figures also show DWP ministers spent £35million defending cruel decisions to deny sick and disabled people vital benefits. Civil servants working for the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) have been handed over £40 million in performance-related bonuses, despite serious … Continue reading

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UK ‘Snooper’s Charter’ Nearly Law

Illustration by R. Kikuo Johnson The Investigatory Powers Bill has passed its third reading in the House of Lords and will soon become law. For the first time, security services will be able to hack into computers, networks, mobile devices, … Continue reading

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The Human Cost of Conflict Palm Oil

What’s really in that snack food? Too frequently, the answer is palm oil produced with modern day slavery, child labour, and worker and human rights abuses. Sacrificing the lives, health, and safety of the people who work on palm oil … Continue reading

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15 Examples Jeremy Corbyn On Correct Side Of History

1. Apartheid: Jeremy was a staunch opponent of the Apartheid regime and a supporter of Nelson Mandela and the ANC. He was even arrested for protesting outside the South African embassy in 1984. 2. Chile: Jeremy was an opponent of … Continue reading

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Don’t Hate By Mistake

Brief seasonal reminder who not to support: HUMAN RIGHTS The Salvation Army is a militant homophobic Christian organisation which uses its donations to mount numerous anti-Human Rights campaigns (1). ANIMAL WELFARE The Countryside Alliance is a propaganda campaign on behalf … Continue reading

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