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Cut Out: Living Without Welfare

by Jeremy Seabrook
£12.99   paperback  Pluto Press (2016)

Cut Out: Living Without Welfare by Jeremy Seabrook Britain’s welfare state, one of the greatest achievements of our post-war reconstruction, was regarded as the cornerstone of modern society. Today, that cornerstone is wilfully being dismantled by a succession of governments, with horrifying consequences. The establishment paints pictures of so-called ‘benefit scroungers’; the disabled, the sickly and the old.
 
In Cut Out: Living Without Welfare, Jeremy Seabrook speaks to people whose support from the state – for whatever reason – is now being withdrawn, rendering their lives unsustainable. In turns disturbing, eye-opening, and ultimately humanistic, these accounts reveal the reality behind the headlines, and the true nature of British politics today.

ISBN 13: 9780745336183 | ISBN 10: 0745336183

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