RESOURCES INDEX - TAP is very grateful to academics and other professionals who made their knowledge about the dire UK housing & incomes policies available at our seminars            

4 November 2019

SEMINAR  "SOCIAL DEATH - THE IMPACT OF AUSTERITY AND POVERTY 

A seminar on 1st May, 6-8pm, Attlee Suite, Portcullis House, Westminster.  Our purpose is to place on record well sourced and tragic impacts of austerity and poverty. Chair: Debbie Abrahams MP

Dr Faiza Shaheen spoke about the gender, racial and class impacts of austerity and poverty. 

You can listen to it all on the video

  • 21:44    Chris Grover, "understanding austerity as structural violence and social murder" 
  • 36:57    Faiza Shaheen, the race, class and gender impacts .  
  • 48:38    David Taylor-Robinson from the University of Liverpool."Child health unraveling in the UK"
  • 1:07:42 Danny Dorling, "Beyond reasonable doubt - the deaths and the blame"

 

The PowerPoint presentations 

Professor Danny Dorling - 

"Beyond reasonable doubt - the deaths and the blame". 

Dr Chris Grover - 

"Understanding austerity as structural violence and social murder". 

Professor David Taylor-Robinson 

"Child health unravelling in the UK"

 

TAP published ten blogs about causes effects and solutions to the housing crisis

by Danny Dorling, Fred Harrison, Stephen Hill MRICS  and Alison Gelder  INDEX

 

TAP published nine blogs about health inequalities in Britain

by, Angela Donkin, Richard Wilkinson, Kate Pickett, Carl Walker and Maddy Power INDEX 

 

MISSING MORALITY

TAP was asked to contribute to the "Fabian Society Poverty and social security: where next? series" . It was published on the 15th February and calls for "National policy for social security must be rebuilt on moral foundations. Peace is not only the absence of conflict, it is the presence of health and well being for all."
 

APPG ON HEALTH IN ALL POLICIES

Our submission to the APPG on Health in All Policies, Chaired by Debbie Abrahams MP, enquiry into actual impacts of the Welfare Reform and Work Act (WR&WA) 2016 is available on the TAP website. Call for evidence up to 4th March. We address two issues which have been worsened by the 2016 Act;
 
⦁ The worthlessness of the adult JSA/UC
⦁ Homeless families in temporary accommodation. The misery of insecure tenures often long term.

 

LAUNCH OF THE MORAL CASE FOR ADEQUATE MINIMUM INCOMES AND TRULY AFFORDABLE HOUSING

You can download the powerpoint presentations.  
 

Nick Sagovsky, Visiting Professor, Department of Theology & Religious Studies, King's College London

Fred Harrison, executive director, Land Research Trust

Ted Gwartney, appraiser and consultant in municipal finance, US government

Stephen Hill MRICS, director, C2O Futureplanners

SUMMARY

Pat Jones, CBE,– Formerly chief operations officer of Depaul International

 

MORE ON INADEQUATE INCOMES AND THE NEED FOR LAND VALUE TAX

Land Research Trust.

Taxed to Death

DEBT DEATH AND DEADWEIGHT. 

Introduction

Towards an authentically humane society  Author: Fred Harrison

1 Land grabbing, income inequality and state-sanctioned debt Author: Paul Nicolson

2 Death and Deadweight Taxes Author: Fred Harrison

3 The Making of a new Scottish Enlightenment Author: Ian Kirkwood

4 Denmark: the constitution of a happy nation Author: Lasse S. Andersen

5 Systemic Integrity: the Australian model Author: Fred Harrison

6 Citizens as champions of tax reform, Pennsylvania-style Author: Edward Dodson

7 The Dog that must bark: the design of a problem solving revenue system Author: Ted Gwartney

About the Authors

 

THE PROGRESSIVE POLICY UNIT 

 
The Real Agenda - podcasts
From here to PROSPERITY - Tom Burgess 
 
 

 

Speakers: 
Professor Danny Dorling
Dr Faiza Shaheen
Dr Chris Grover
And one more tba  
 

 

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