Category Archives: citizen

Making Progressive Politics Work

In an excellent collection of essays the Policy Network has collected together for their “Making Progressive Politics Work” publication, we found the following comments by various authors in support for the fundamental principles¬†that LIFE’s policies are based on.

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Drug Criminalisation: All Cons

Has the “drug war” been a success and should we continue it? You decide… The pernicious, hidden effects of drug criminalisation: erodes the privacy boundary, thence respect for public space  criminalises pursuit of fun and millions of otherwise law abiding … Continue reading

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Tax allowances disenfranchise us

If we are all going to own our WellFair state, we all need to pay for it. http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/apr/01/tax-free-sop-low-paid If you’re earning ¬£6,000 a year and geting free healthcare, housing, local transport and Internet access (amongst other WellFair services), then paying … Continue reading

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