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British welfare cuts ‘could make thousands homeless’

LONDON — Around 40,000 British families could be made homeless by welfare cuts introduced by the coalition government, the office of a senior minister has reportedly warned Prime Minister David Cameron. A leaked letter published in The Observer newspaper on Sunday voices concerns over plans to cap the benefits at…

Exclusive: Advocates warn Obama not to back debt commission’s ‘radical’ cuts to Social Security

WASHINGTON – A large coalition of pro-Social Security groups on Tuesday warned President Barack Obama against supporting cuts to the popular seniors program, as unconfirmed reports circulated that he may endorse his fiscal commission’s proposals to reduce benefits. “It’s terrible policy and it’s terrible politics,” Nancy Altman, co-director of Social…