The ultimate cost of economic warfare is death

Fear and Loathing in Great Britain

21_april_2016A letter a day to number 10. No 1,409

Thursday 21 April 2016.

Dear Mr Cameron,

A terminally ill woman with cancer has been denied PIP on appeal. So much brutality, so many people dead. I know it’s not the sort of thing you’d put in your manifesto, a thing that has never been burdened with anything approximating the truth, but really, culling the poor, the sick, disabled, the elderly, in fact anyone who is unable to slave for a crust of bread?

You don’t have room for plausible deniability and you don’t even try. Cut off the means of survival and you procure people’s deaths, not in tens, or hundreds, or thousands, but tens, even hundreds, of thousands. Of course the DWP denies any ‘causal effect between benefits and mortality’ and yet it’s own guide lines acknowledge that loss of benefits causes health deterioration.

When considering stopping benefits for…

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