Monthly Archives: May 2017

Blinded… a short poem for World Poetry Day

Originally posted on Paul Bernal's Blog:
We let ourselves be blinded By ignorance and hate That keeps us narrow-minded And leaves others to their fate We let the hatred-mongers Weave fairy tales of fear “There are those amongst us…

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A disturbing plan for control…

Originally posted on Paul Bernal's Blog:
The Conservative Manifesto, unlike the Labour Manifesto, has some quite detailed proposals for digital policy – and in particular for the internet. Sadly, however, though there are a few bright spots, the major…

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Can you feel it?

Originally posted on Fear and Loathing in Great Britain:
We are much more complex creatures than we give ourselves credit for and certainly more than those who mis-govern us give us credit for. If you’ve paid any attention to the…

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Government guidelines for PIP assessment: a political redefinition of the word ‘objective’

Originally posted on Politics and Insights:
Thousands of disabled people have already lost their specialist Motability vehicles because of Conservative PIP cuts and many more are likely to be affected. Personal Independence Payment is a non means tested benefit for people…

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UN’s highly critical report confirms UK government has systematically violated the human rights of disabled people

Originally posted on Politics and Insights:
The United Nations (UN) have published a report following investigation into the allegations of “grave and systematic” abuses of the human rights of disabled people in the UK. Campaigners and disabled people’s groups contacted the…

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Video: ‘Never anything like this’ – 1000s cheer Corbyn at seaside/rock concert

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SKWAWKBOX There’s never been anything like this. Even during 90s Britpop cool when Tony Blair tried to gain cred-by-association it wasn’t close. Today Jeremy Corbyn – putting the inert and inactive Theresa May to shame – appeared at multiple venues … Continue reading

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Raincoat. Age. Die. A guest post by Hubert Huzzah

Originally posted on Politics and Insights:
In 2008 there were 700,000 people with dementia in the UK. That number is rising rapidly and is projected to be over 1 million by 2025. One in three people over 65 will end…

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Testing my front page

Please tell me what you think of my new look blog.

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Are Your Medications Safe?

Originally posted on AntiCorruption Society:
THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION IS NOT PROTECTING US FROM DANGEROUS PHARMACEUTICALS! By Charles Seife, Slate.com February 9, 2015 Why would the FDA let claims that have been undermined by fraud appear on drug labels?…

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