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#42Days A #HungerStrike in protest against #UniversalCredit Day 42

This is it folks…this is the big one…the last day of the hunger strike. You know all the whys and wherefores behind it – and together we’ve made a bit of a noise – and I can’t thank you enough … Continue reading

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#42Days A #HungerStrke in protest against #UniversalCredit Day 37. I’m not afraid to say it, I’m a bit fucked.

This isn’t, nor has it ever been, about me. All I’ve ever wanted to do with this hunger strike is make a noise – to raise awareness of the terrible plight of our fellow citizens who find themselves plummeting into … Continue reading

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#42Days A #HungerStrke in protest against #UniversalCredit Day 8

On Monday, I went down to the Houses of Parliament to support the fine people of the Shaw Mind foundation and Heads Together as we watched a debate on whether mental health education should be made mandatory in schools.  They … Continue reading

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#42Days A #HungerStrike in protest against #UniversalCredit Day 5

Today I’ve been looking at the more structural – political angle of Universal Credit, and why on Earth we’ve developed a system that takes from the poor whilst seemingly lining the pockets of the wealthy.  Last year, the wealthiest 1000 … Continue reading

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#42Days A #HungerStrke in protest against #UniversalCredit Day 4

Hi folks – instead of the usual blog today, I’m attaching my Video Blog for your perusal. Comments welcome in the usual way.  Walk a Mile Chris

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03/11/17 #42Days A Hunger Strike Day 3

Just to recap – I’ve decided to go on hunger strike in protest against the continued roll out of Universal Credit in the UK.  Conversations are beginning to happen… The vast majority of folk who’ve been in touch with me … Continue reading

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02/11/17 #42Days A Hunger Strike Day 2

Just to recap – I’ve decided to go on hunger strike in protest against the continued roll out of Universal Credit in the UK.  This punitive system has a built in delay of 42 days before people get any money … Continue reading

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