Tag: welfare state

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Low California Birthrate Endangers Welfare State

A new report in the Los Angeles Daily News details the many dangers that California’s record-low birthrate holds for a state where there is constant political pressure to expand welfare spending, and where the cost of living continues to outpace inflation.

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Swedish Welfare State Funding Islamic Terrorism

A new damning report shows that multiple Islamist fighters who have travelled from Sweden to fight in Syria and Iraq have been the beneficiaries of welfare payments from the Swedish government. The new report created by the by the National Defence

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DELINGPOLE: Stalin Wasn’t All Bad (Explain British Schoolteachers)

Stalin wasn’t all bad, you know. Sure he was a murderous thug responsible for around 50 million deaths, while reducing the rest of the population to a state of misery, poverty, and near-permanent terror. Sure his collective farming policy turned breadbaskets into famine-starved hellholes where cannibalism was rife and his Five Year Plans destroyed what was left of the Russian economy after Lenin.

Saudi Arabia currency (Khaled Desouki / AFP / Getty)

IMF Predicts Saudi Arabia Bankrupt by 2020

The IMF just confirmed Breitbart News’ October 5 warning that Saudi Arabia’s cash reserves are in free-fall, with a new estimate that the world’s richest kingdom may be bankrupt by 2020.

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Labour Divided Over Benefit Cuts As Leadership Debate Lurches Left

Acting party leader, Harriet Harman, has said Labour should “listen” to the electorate and “not oppose” Tory benefit cuts. Activists and candidates in the leadership race – apart from unpopular Blairite Liz Kendall – have reacted with revulsion to the

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Compulsion vs. Opportunity in the War on Poverty

Let me propose an idea for both sides in the poverty debate to consider: the true significance of work is not that it brings “dignity” to the poor, because they don’t consider themselves undignified now, and the welfare state goes to great lengths to reinforce that sense of entitlement instead of humbly accepting temporary charity. Work provides two concrete benefits more important than dignity: value and purpose.

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Why Anybody on the Right Is a ‘Heartless Bastard’

This week we are moved to ignore the news – which we have done our best to follow without throwing things at the television – take a large step back and consider a question which has been bugging us. Why is it