Southend Here We Come!
We are happy to advertise an event held by our friends at University of Essex Southend campus with Guy Shennan, Andrew Cooper and Vasilios Ioakimidis.
There is a major campaign taking off in Scotland in which Swan Scotland are involved – Save Our Bield, opposing the closure of 12 care homes for older people.
‘Post-truth’ reaches the homelessness crisis
When is an “alternative fact” a fact? When it’s uttered by powerful people in pivotal public positions. Statements on the housing and homelessness crises made by people such as Leo Varadkar(1), Conor Skehan(2) and Eileen Gleeson(3) in recent days shows us that clearly untrue statements are presumed, by those stating them, to be accepted and swallowed whole by a docile and acquiescing populace.
AN OPEN LETTER OF PROTEST TO THE CO-CHAIRS OF THE SCIENTIFIC/ORGANISING COMMITTEE (IFSW/IASSW/ICSW BI-ANNUAL WORLD SOCIAL WORK CONFERENCE TO BE HELD IN DUBLIN 4-7 JULY 2018)
After our successful public meeting on the tragedy of Grenfell Tower comes this powerful piece of information regarding social cleansing in Haringey.
On 10th October SWAN London held an open event attended by over 60 people, entitled ‘Social Work and The Grenfell Tower Tragedy’ at London South Bank University, examining the context and aftermath of the appalling fire in Kensington on 14th June this year.
A fringe meeting organized by psychiatric survivors and radical mental health workers at Labour Party conference 2017 in Brighton brought together campaigners and delegates to discuss how mental health is undermined by neoliberal capitalism, and the need for fundamental social change to regain ‘mental wealth’.
Why are G4S continuing as preferred providers of facilities for the most vulnerable in society??