VICE speaks to a Syrian refugee who has wound up in purgatory, via Calais and people traffickers, after his passport was lost by the British government.
Every day in the UK, 100 people with mental health problems have their benefits sanctioned. I asked a couple of them what that felt like.
Last night, 500 people gathered in central London to hear the benefits of tripping balls.
I spent the night with Nino, Koula and their three children, who have been living without electricity since 2007.
The truth was even more depressing than the bullshit.
I spoke to a campaigner about the demonisation of the welfare state.
We can’t even tell our left-wing from our right-wing.
No jobs, no benefits – so why are the government surprised when the poor turn to crime?
George Osborne says we can no longer afford the welfare state – but there's no need to cry about it.
It might say something about our depressing distaste for political music – or it might just be shit.
It's not the paradise for young shirkers that David Cameron imagines it to be.
Let's take a look at it so you can see for yourselves.