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Legislative Consent Motion vs Accelerated Passage

DOING BUSINESS: Disagreement [again] between Sinn Fein and the SDLP over the virtues of Margaret Ritchie at Social Development introducing a Welfare Reform Bill under accelerated passage and the current move by the DUP/Sinn Fein to introduce reforms through the Legislative Consent Motion (LCM).

Claimants ‘could gain by giving up job’

EU welfare reforms: Some claimants ‘better off with no job’ By Michael Buchanan Social Affairs Correspondent, BBC News 13 November 2015 From the section UK Image copyright Thinkstock Claimants for some in-work benefits could be better off giving up their job temporarily as a consequence of the government’s EU negotiations, Whitehall officials have told the […]

It’s now time to grow up, Australia

NEW Social Services Minister Christian Porter has called for a “grown-up” discussion on reforming the overstretched welfare sector.

Czechs, Poles Huff and Puff as British Propose Benefits Reform

But restricting access to welfare is not the main issue for Central Europeans outside the eurozone.

Welfare reform should be a major focus in tonight’s GOP debate

Tonight, Fox Business News and the Wall Street Journal will host two separate debates with the remaining crop of 2016...

Top Finance GOP, Dem Agree: 1990s Welfare Reforms Aren’t Working

Hatch wrote Obama years ago "indicating my desire to work with him on welfare reform -- that letter has never been answered."

Cartoon: No limits on poverty

(Click to enlarge) "Welfare reform" is clearly heading towards forcing people into permanent poverty, and Arizona wants to be in the vanguard. Scapegoating the poor for not earning enough while denying them earning power is one of many paradoxes of the GOP. More here. Follow Jen on Twitter at @JenSorensen

David Brooks Praises Marco Rubio for Pushing 20-Year-Old Ideas on Welfare Reform

We all know how hard it is for folks like David Brooks, living in remote corners of Washington, to find out about changes in public policy. Therefore it wasn't surprising to see him praise Marco Rubio, Brooks' favored candidate for the...Show More Summary

The latest PB/Polling Matters Podcast on Polling Matters – Tax Credits, Lords reform and George Osborne

What’ll happen to the Lords,tax credits and George Osborne? Polling Matters returns. Keiran, Rob and James discuss the implications of the tax credits row for the House of Lords. What do the public think about welfare? What do they think about the House of Lords and has George Osborne damaged his chances of becoming Prime […]

NYT Economic Columnist Debunks The Myth That Welfare Corrupts The Poor And Should Be Reformed

New York Times economic columnist Eduardo Porter discredited widespread myths about the supposed corrupting influence that government assistance has on low-income Americans and the unsubstantiated claim that cutting assistance to the poor will actually help families in need. Show More Summary

Grandin designs

THOUSANDS of animals are slaughtered for meat every second. Who is Temple Grandin and how has she helped to reform the meat industry and improve the welfare of livestock?

Extra, Extra: The Millennial Pledge You Literally Like OMG Need To Take

Because Anne Hathaway does not accept imperfect breakfast, check out today's end-of-day links: Millennial pledge, welfare administration reform, Dakota history, Washington Heights drag racing, train to Breuckelen, and dumb dogs. Don't forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter and Instagram, and like us on Facebook. [ more › ]

Cartoon – The many uses of a clothes-peg

2 months agoNews : Slugger O'Toole

In a tumult of controversies (in-out resignations, ministerial pay, talks and welfare reform) Edwin Poots has pushed the hard politics to the rear and brought the vintage ad hominem politics out of the cabinet and to the foreground.

David Cameron: Historic Great or Dud?

2 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

He has passed massive reforms to the welfare state and played the leader on the world stage, but something always seems to be missing.

A Path to Making Stormont Work – TUV Alternative

2 months agoNews : Slugger O'Toole

This afternoon TUV launched a policy initiative entitled A Path to Making Stormont Work which can be found in full here. This is an intervention set against the backdrop of ongoing crisis – deadlock over Welfare Reform; ever increasing NHS waiting lists; rolling resignations of DUP ministers mockingly labelled as the hokey cokey; and most importantly for more...

Tory welfare reforms ‘restoring lives’

Iain Duncan Smith: Tory welfare reforms ‘restoring lives’ 6 October 2015 From the section UK Politics Iain Duncan Smith has insisted the government must “rededicate itself” to its shake-up of welfare, saying its mission is to “restore people’s lives”. The work and pensions secretary told the Tory conference the party was tackling the “something for […]

Fox guest proposes welfare reform: People earning minimum wage ‘shouldn’t be having children’

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Conservative welfare reform advocate Seton Motley told Fox News on Monday that instead of raising the minimum wage, the best way to keep people off of welfare was to stop low wage workers from having children. Over the weekend, Mayor Robert MacDonald appeared on Fox & Friends to explain his...

Maine mayor wants to name welfare recipients on website; taxpayers have the right to know

I’m torn about this.  One one hand, I think there’s a degree of demonizing welfare recipients that gets in the way of actual (and desperately needed) welfare reforms. On the

Give Poor People Cash

There’s a simple way to reform welfare: Send money to those who need it, without conditions.

Doubling of Extreme Poverty Belies Welfare Reform Success Claims

As Congress seeks agreement on overhauling Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), lawmakers must address TANF's dismal failure to help the poorest Americans, many of whom are desperately trying to find work, as documented in the new book $2 a Day. Show More Summary

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