Monthly Archives: May 2016

The cartoon capers of a complete Hunt

Originally posted on Fear and Loathing in Great Britain:
A letter a day to number 10. No 1,445 Thursday 26 May 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, I’ve just had a silly thought, have you ever noticed how much Jeremy Hunt resembles…

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HIV activism: ‘It feels more like social work than my day job in adult services’

Originally posted on LASS:
Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Story by Nathan Fox, via The Guardian I want people with HIV to live free from oppression, & for the NHS and social services to become HIV-neutral in their activities I was diagnosed with…

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Nazi sympathiser working for Vote Leave campaign

Originally posted on Pride's Purge:
The Vote Leave campaign has been using some decidedly dodgy people to persuade the British public to leave the EU. But none so dodgy as this swastika covered nazi-sympathising woman: This charming woman’s name…

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Two key studies show that punitive benefit sanctions don’t ‘incentivise’ people to work, as claimed by the government

Originally posted on Politics and Insights:
Satirical Twitter response after Welfare Weekly revealed that the Department for Work and Pensions had been using fake claimants and made-up comments to justify the use of punitive welfare sanctions The government’s controversial benefit…

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The war of the privileged few against the many

Originally posted on Fear and Loathing in Great Britain:
A letter a day to number 10. No 1,443 Tuesday 24 May 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, Throughout the history of the world it has never been the many against the few,…

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An intellectual foundation and attention to detail are essential in the #Brexit campaign

We are told by some that having a plan is not necessary or helpful and that we are wrong to worry about “unnecessary detail”. Obviously, we couldn’t disagree more. The purpose of a plan is not so t… Source: An … Continue reading

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The Treasury destroys a straw man

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Eradicating the poor, what’s the ball park figure they’re aiming for?

Originally posted on Fear and Loathing in Great Britain:
A letter a day to number 10. No 1,442 Monday 23 May 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, With GP’s voting overwhelmingly in favour of a ballot to strike to prevent the demise…

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Joining the dots? Labour’s State of the Economy conference

Originally posted on Notes from a Broken Society:
Yesterday in London, the Labour Party held its State of the Economy conference, in which more than 700 Labour members came together for debate on the Party’s economic policy for the next…

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