Here’s our list of ten frontline blogs we’ve particularly liked from the week of 12th August. Let us know which posts we’ve missed and which other bloggers we should be following for next week’s list.
David Gillon is concerned that Channel 4’s portrayal of disabled people in its Benefits Britain programme has legitimatised disablist views and given people a platform to express these publicly. Posted on Where’s the benefit?
Law Geek is angry at the way Channel 4 has portrayed disabled people in its Benefits Britain programme. Posted on Law Geek’s Blog.
Scriptonite Daily argues that we need to demand better from the media in how they portray the welfare state. Posted on Scriptonite Daily.
Daniel Sage puts the Government’s welfare reforms to the test. Posted on Knowledge is porridge.
Jim Brown is concerned about the impact that the combination of outsourcing probation services and welfare reforms will have on clients. Posted on On Probation Blog.
Jon Harvey challenges the view that innovation in public services comes from competition. Posted on A Just Future: Fair for All.
Andrew Old pinpoints the problem with Michael Gove’s approach to education. Posted on Scenes from the Battleground.
Michael Merrick explains the importance of stepping away from the all-consuming nature of teaching. Posted on Outside In.
Joe Halewood examines the dramatic rise in the number of working families who are now claiming housing benefit since the Coalition came into power. Posted on SPeye.
Steve Hilditch argues that the Coalition’s move away from a policy of house price stability to fueling a rise in prices is misguided. Posted on Red Brick.
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