Sunday Summary

But what can we do? (Dr Simom Duffy)
Some strategies for dealing with the current UK government problems.
http://simonduffy.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/but-what-can-we-do.html

PIP needs to assess costs, not proxies & PIP: ignoring the costs(Aida Aleksia)
Summarising some of the many problems with PIP.
http://aidaaleksia.com/index.php/my-blogs/post/pip-needs-to-assess-costs-not-proxies
http://aidaaleksia.com/index.php/my-blogs/post/pip-ignoring-the-costs

Money to burn: Fixing the economy part 4 (Mike Sivier, Vox Political)
http://mikesivier.wordpress.com/2012/12/29/money-to-burn-fixing-the-economy-part-four/

Who pulled the switch? (Frances Coppola, Coppola Comment)
A great explanation of the cause of the economic crisis.
http://coppolacomment.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/who-pulled-switch.html

The government is in denial over the impact of cuts on disabled people (Left Foot Forward)
http://www.leftfootforward.org/2012/12/the-government-is-in-denial-over-the-impact-of-cuts-on-disabled-people/

David Dennis – Disregarded? Not anymore! (Mike Sivier & David Dennis, Vox Political)
An interview with the author of  ‘Disregarded: The True Story of the Failure of the UK’s Work Programme’; provides a great overview of some of the issues involved.
http://mikesivier.wordpress.com/2012/12/28/david-dennis-disregarded-not-anymore/

The Big Picture – What Government should do and why they are doing the opposite (Alex Little, alittleecon)
http://alittleecon.wordpress.com/2012/12/27/the-big-picture/

Legal Analysis: Welfare Reform Bill & the Financial Privilege: the Lords have both the constitutional power, and good cause, to assert themselves (JJ, Black Triangle Campaign)
A lot of legal detail, but worth a read if you have the time.
http://blacktrianglecampaign.org/2012/02/10/legal-analysis-the-welfare-reform-bill-and-commons-financial-privilege-a-step-too-far/

Don’t take away my sheep (Aida Aleksia)
A Biblical take on austerity
http://aidaaleksia.com/index.php/my-blogs/post/don-t-take-away-my-sheep

Lib Dems’ new message for the new year: Don’t laugh – they mean it (Mike Sivier, Vox Political)
A great riposte to Clegg’s New Year message.
http://mikesivier.wordpress.com/2012/12/30/lib-dems-new-message-for-the-new-year-dont-laugh-they-mean-it/

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