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Disability identity, TV seasons and questions, questions…

Paul Carter is joined by Fran Macilvey, Richard Butchins and Zara Todd for more insightful and intelligent disability discourse. http://traffic.libsyn.com/disabilitynowthedownload/The_Download_31_8_09_15.mp3 Transcript Disability Now The Download 31 Presented by Paul Carter [Jingle: This is the Download from Disability Now.] PAUL: Hello, I’m Paul Carter welcoming you to another edition of The Download. ‘Trapped’ – we met the … Continue reading Disability identity, TV seasons and questions, questions…

Distorted reality on Benefits Street

Distorted reality on Benefits Street

It's a measure of how high feelings run on the subject of social security that a Channel 4 documentary about people in Birmingham, living on benefits has generated hours of media coverage‪. But Baroness ‪Tanni Grey-Thompson thinks that the snap judgements it encourages damages people beyond the programme's participants. I am not a massive fan of … Continue reading Distorted reality on Benefits Street