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What I Daniel Blake can teach us about humanising New Zealand’s benefit system

A couple of years ago I had the harrowing experience of seeing I Daniel Blake, an impassioned film by Ken Loach who is, in my opinion, the greatest director of the social realism genre. From Kes, Cathy Come Home to Raining Stones to My Name is Joe; he exposed the brutal, yet warmly unique side ...

Mental Wellbeing and Disability; the Invisible Youth.

    CCS Disability Action’s own National Policy Analyst, Phoebe Eden-Mann reflects on Mental Wellbeing and Disability. Mental Wellbeing and Disability; the Invisible Youth. For years, mental health and wellbeing has been the political hot potato that no one wanted to be responsible for and; knew what to do with once it landed in their ...