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JonesOwenAgainst George Osborne’s war on the poor and the vile stupidity of his ‘workers vs shirkers’ narrative. Owen Jones.

Dec 9, 2012 – It is right to be disturbed by the psychology of a politician who uses millions of working poor and unemployed people as a political football. Read more.

Frances Fox PivenOccupy Wall Street and the Politics of Financial Morality. Frances Pox Piven

We’ve been at war for decades now — not just in Afghanistan or Iraq, but right here at home. Domestically, it’s been a war against the poor, but if you hadn’t noticed, that’s not surprising. You wouldn’t often have found the casualty figures from this particular conflict in your local newspaper or on the nightly TV news. Devastating as it’s been, the war against the poor has gone largely unnoticed — until now. Read more.