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a motley crew of anarchists and activists from Bristol, Bath and South Wales

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Benefit Cheats ?- What About the bankers?


You’ve all seen those posters: “Benefit Cheats – We’re on to you” with a nasty stereotyped image of overweight working class woman . Well, it seems that benefit fraud costs the taxpayer (so not the untaxed super-rich) £3 billion pounds a year, whereas Octobers bank-bail out cost us £39 billion pounds…so far. So wheres the posters depicting greedy investment bankers making investments in funds they don’t know the value of?