You’re on benefits. How dare you enjoy a hamburger, a cigarette, a drink or a life?

“The world likes to think that people who claim benefits are suffering. Increasingly, the world wants to inflict further suffering. Any suggestion that someone who claims a benefit might have enjoyed a treat is pounced on. No matter that the whole point of state assistance is (or was) to keep everybody above a certain line, rather than below one”

Read Kate Belgrave‘s article here: http://www.katebelgrave.com/2016/10/youre-on-benefits-how-dare-you-enjoy-a-hamburger-a-cigarette-a-drink-or-a-life/

 

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