Houses stand empty while homelessness grows. Who makes the profit? Somebody knows! follow this link for a short video and analysis of the Great Recession: http://www.thesociologicalcinema.com/1/post/2010/07/a-marxist-take-on-the-financial-collapse-illustrated.html]

Houses stand empty while homelessness grows. Who makes the profit? Somebody…

Cat Phillipps and Peter Kennard. Entitled Blue Murder, the exhibition investigates social decline and conservative ideologies that exist in contemporary society. By utilizing deprived materials such as newsprint, charcoal and ink, the artists have ripped away at layers to reveal the destruction of the welfare state.

Cat Phillipps and Peter Kennard. Entitled Blue Murder, the exhibition investigates social decline and conservative ideologies that exist in contemporary society. By utilizing deprived materials such as newsprint, charcoal and ink, the artists have ripped

Early 1900 taken by Horace Warner - Spitalfields Nippers - A girl wears a fine…

Early 1900 taken by Horace Warner - Spitalfields Nippers - A girl wears a fine dress from an earlier era, probably obtained at the nearby Houndsditch rag market.

I want to say this is inspirational but while I sit/awkwardly balance here, barely able to put pressure on one hip/arse cheek and struggling to stay awake I think of all the pressure, anxiety and lies I have been put through only to be let down and denied help at every opportunity and I'm not sure this is what the country is anymore!!

Here are the the most magical things JK Rowling has ever done

Willow lanterns - how to make and some good advice on managing a lantern procession!

Great info on lantern making and processions from Welfare State International!

The Spitalfields Nippers show the East End before the welfare state. This photo of boys sitting on a wall is captioned simply “Brothers”

Horace Warner's photographs of the Spitalfields Nippers shows what happened to some of society's most vulnerable - and reminds us of the value we must place on their protection.

kennardphillipps - Study of a Head V  www.hanguppictures.com

kennardphillipps Study of a Head VII pigment ink and mixed media on newspaper, framed in bespoke hand made black box frame, 36 x 68 cm (unframed)

An air-raid warden sets a black-out time clock indicator at an A.R.P. post near London - 1 November 1939

World War II year by year: conflict sweeps the earth

Air raid wardens stamp - Royal Mail said the Britain Alone collection pays tribute to the wartime generation who resolved to "do their bit" for the war effort and "dare and endure" on the Home

It's like that one time on Lumpy's Faux News show when a contributor ranted about the 'welfare state', ending with, and I promise I'm not making this up, "I was on food stamps...anybody help me? No!"

They seem to think of their taxes go to supporting lazy welfare queens.

!! This ^ same can be said for here in the UK (obviously different examples for where else my tax money will go)

Credit crunch Christmas cards for a Great Depression and Hungry New Year snapped up

Share this if you are also tired of Republicans doling out corporate welfare while blaming the less fortunate.

Welfare State International - Learn About Lanterns

Not a great image but very clear instructions about how to make a willow lantern

SHATTERING THE ILLUSION

This links to a sort of conspiracy theory video, but the fact in this picture still remains true

When your product is destroying the environment, don't improve the product, manipulate the media. Ward said: "ExxonMobil has been briefing journalists for three years that they were going to stop funding these groups. The reality is that they are still doing it. If the world's largest oil company wants to fund climate change denial then it should be upfront about it, and not tell people it has stopped." In 2006, Ward, then at the Royal Society, wrote to ExxonMobil to challenge the…

ExxonMobil continuing to fund climate sceptic groups, records show

Rich Corporate Welfare moochers+ the Greedy Republican Paid-off Puppet politicians who support them are scum of the earth!o.

My mom pointed out the fact that minimum wage was only a out $4 then so not quite but it is still a huge difference.

When your boss's income has risen since 1978 and yours has increased by only it's tome to stop blaming minorities for your woes.

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