Monthly Archives: May 2014
The Huffington Post also recently reported on the intersections of poverty and surveillance: “For poor people, surveillance is an everyday reality.Take welfare recipients. To prevent fraud, the government uses eight surveillance tools to police those on Ontario Works, according to … Continue reading
My research on welfare surveillance was referenced in the Ottawa Citizen yesterday (May 16 ’14) in a column “Don’t Care about surveillance? You’re probably white and middle class”.
Wednesday May 7th I will be presenting new material “An Abusive Neoliberal State: Cutting marginalized women’s lifelines to social assistance and women’s shelters” regarding the correlations between the cuts to OW Discretionary Benefits and the increase of low-income women accessing … Continue reading