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Social security, ‘shirkers’ and sanctions: unsettling the ‘common sense’

By | Posted 30 Jan 2020

Drawing on the ideas of Antonio Gramsci, especially ‘common sense’ and’ war of position’, this paper examines the the interventions of a community trade union in the struggle against state benefit or social security sanctions in the UK. It also considers how alliances might be built in a reinvigorated campaign to challenge the prevailing common […]

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