Huge Success For Campaigners As Rage Against Maximus Explodes Onto The Streets Across The UK

This is great, inspiring news from Johnny Void. He describes here the protests against Maximus up and down Britain, including the Circus held in London to demonstrate some of the stupid and demeaning physical tests claimants have been put through. And as the article shows, the outrage even went global, with solidarity demonstration against them in Toronto. And you can tell just how rattled Maximus are as, according to the good Mr Void, they bought the domain name Maximarse.com after being bombarded with comments on Twitter.

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Disabled protesters block Victoria Street bringing traffic chaos. Disabled protesters block Victoria Street bringing traffic chaos.

Over 30 towns and cities held protests yesterday against the involvement of sinister US based outsourcing company Maximus in the despised Work Capability Assessments.

Maximus take over from Atos this week carrying out the tests used to strip benefits from sick and disabled people by finding them ‘fit for work’.  Atos were chased out of their lucrative contract with the DWP after a string of protests destroyed their carefully crafted corporate identity and campaigners have vowed to do the same to Maximus.

In London up to a hundred disabled people and supporters descended on their non-descript London offices where a noisy and determined protest took place outside their front door.  Protesters then took to the streets and occupied a roundabout where a Work Capability Assessment circus was held with events including a jumping through hoops display and a box lifting competition –…

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