Monthly Archives: June 2017

Glastonbury- By Wheelchair

Originally posted on Same Difference:
I first went to Glastonbury in 1983, when I was 19, and continued going for five years, like a rite of passage. It felt like a rebel enclave, an escape to a utopia prepared to…

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‘Rigorous impartiality’ – how #MayDUP deal breaks #GoodFridayAgreement

If this trust of the Friday Agreement is broken. What more lies and deception do we need from this Tory Government. SKWAWKBOX So, the Tories have – finally – reached an agreement with the DUP (Democratic Unionist Party). It’s a … Continue reading

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Easy read booklets

Our easy read booklets use simple words and pictures to help you understand information about living with an illness you will probably die from. Source: Easy read booklets

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I am SICK of raving right-wingers, UKIPers and racists stealing OUR flag. Let’s take it back.

Originally posted on Pride's Purge:
Every time I see a social media profile with a Union flag, I prepare myself for foaming right-wing racist bile – usually from some narrow-minded, hard-Brexiter UKIP or EDL supporter. It makes me angry that…

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UNPRECEDENTED coordinated campaign by FIVE titles to put immigration back at top of agenda

Originally posted on Pride's Purge:
The Mail, the Sun, the Express and the Telegraph may have similar views, but they are separately owned entities. The fact that are peddling the same propaganda has previously meant they are in competition…

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Law and Media Round Up – 26 June 2017

Inforrm's Blog Last week saw a remarkable Daily Mail editorial attacking the Guardian. The language was strong, the complaint being that “hardly a day passes without another drip drip drip of mendacious vitriol and bile from Guardian writers attacking us … Continue reading

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Social media is being used to stage manage our democracy using nudge-based strategies

Originally posted on Politics and Insights:
? A new study from the University of Oxford has concluded what many of us already know: bots, shills and trolls are working together to spread propaganda and disinformation, disrupt discussions, discredit individuals and…

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After

Originally posted on Brave & Reckless:
Our breathing is still rapid, labored, but starting to calm.  Your hands are entwined with mine above my head.  Your lips look bruised from our passionate kisses when you lean in to kiss my…

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Video: .@theresa_may and #HolyGrail. Genius, thought you might enjoy

SKWAWKBOX ABC, the Australian television station, has made a devastating skit of Theresa May’s electoral calamity and the start of Brexit negotiations.  The SKWAWKBOX thought you might enjoy. Well, what we actually think is that every person in the UK … Continue reading

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