I think one of the most insidious things the coalition government has done is to try and misdirect our anger towards the ill and disabled – the vulnerable people in our society – when it should be more rightfully be directed towards the profiteering upper classes.
Working class people are facing tough times at the moment, with cash flow being severely restricted and a lack of confidence in job security adding additional stress. And yet the government is misdirecting their anger and frustration at the situation they find themselves in, towards the vulnerable people who most need society’s support.
When a worker feels frustration that they are working long hours for little money, they are told that this is the fault of the people who are claiming benefits. That if there weren’t so many poor and sick people stealing this money then they would see it going into their pockets instead.
This is a lie.
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