Monthly Archives: December 2016

The “Most Improved Council”: Do As We Say, Not As We Do.

Originally posted on Wirral In It Together:
? 18th December 2016 We the public don’t get to see the disciplinary records for Wirral’s councillors – or anybody’s councillors for that matter – because sadly they’re highly sensitive and an internal…

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Making fists with your toes: Towards a feminist analysis of Die Hard

Originally posted on Another angry woman:
Content note: This post contains spoilers for the film Die Hard, which you will have probably seen already since it came out in 1988. It discusses death and guns. It gives me life when a…

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Ann Widdecombe Is Right To Encourage Rebellion Against Political Correctness

Originally posted on Semi-Partisan Politics:
18-year-old Sam would be horrified to hear 33-year-old Sam admit it*, but Ann Widdecombe is actually right more often than she is wrong – and never more right than when she recently gave an interview to BBC…

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An update on the future of Disability Now

Originally posted on Disability now:
32 years ago Disability Now was founded to provide a strong platform for debate and discussion of disability issues – a platform where disabled people had their voices heard. Scope has funded Disability Now for…

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The Cult Of Social Justice and Identity Politics Has No More Worlds To Conquer, Yet Still It Marches On

Originally posted on Semi-Partisan Politics:
– There may be no more worlds for the regressive Left to conquer, but the warriors of the Social Justice Army still see enemies all around This blog has spent some time explaining that the Cult…

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DWP To Have Access To Claimants’ Internet History

Originally posted on Same Difference:
With many thanks to Benefits And Work. The Investigatory Powers Bill, which is about to become law with virtually no opposition from MPs, gives a huge range of agencies, including the DWP, the right to…

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The unsung revolution

Originally posted on Fear and loathing in Great Britain:
There are many people who cannot give praise, encouragement or a kind word. It’s almost as if they are regarded as sparse commodities that might run out. The point is that…

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