Cutting off the dole may cause “worsening extremism”

Indeed. What could be worserer?

Tim Blair suggests  they might apply for arts grants.

The bludjahideen belatedly lose their taxpayer funding:

Most of the 120 Australians who have joined Islamic State terrorists in Iraq and Syria have been stripped of their welfare payments.


Up to 70 other extremists who were prevented from flying overseas may also lose welfare, under powers that came into effect last October.


Police and national security agencies are understood to be wary of cutting off all welfare payments, for fear of worsening extremism.