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Video: Corbaristas – Corbyn learns coffee skills to highlight #homelessness

The SKWAWKBOX Labour leader – and double peace-award winner – Jeremy Corbyn put in a shift today as a trainee barista to highlight the issues of homelessness and a charity that helps them creatively. Corbyn was at Borough Market in … Continue reading

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“The best AIDS show in town!” Report from the BANG BUS – World AIDS Day Special

Originally posted on ACT UP: London:
“Brilliant fun and wonderfully spontaneous. A fun and friendly whirl through traffic in a magic created world upon an open topped bus with laughter, joy and magic. Onlookers were seduced into viewing into an alternative world…

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Victory For Claimants As Government Drops MR Targets

Originally posted on Same Difference:
In response to pressure from the Work and Pensions Select Committee the Department for Work and Pensions has announced that its target for upholding original PIP and ESA decisions at the first stage of appeal,…

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May’s defeat shows Corbyn’s strategic nous – and a quandary for ‘moderates’

The SKWAWKBOX Comment Theresa May’s calamitous defeat in Wednesday evening’s EU amendment vote puts her in a position of abject weakness – and strips away the MSM-crafted façade that she ‘achieved’ a deal last week rather than surrendering completely to … Continue reading

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How Not To Talk To Brexiteers

Originally posted on Voice of TREASON:
Source: How Not To Talk To Brexiteers A view from the other side, well thought through. However,  two points to note. 1. While the author talks rationally, he still divides the world into two,…

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Upset An MP On Social Media? Prepare To Lose Your Voting Rights

Originally posted on Semi-Partisan Politics:
– Hurt an MP’s feelings and lose your civil rights. This could be a reality in the prissy, authoritarian, neo-puritanical Britain we inhabit Having learned nothing from the past three years of populist insurgency, rather…

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Vid: May saying Hammond never blamed disabled for productivity – and him saying it

The SKWAWKBOX In Prime Minister’s Questions this afternoon, Green MP Caroline Lucas referred to Chancellor Philip Hammond’s statement to the Treasury Select Committee about the supposed impact of disabled people in the workplace on national productivity. Calling it ‘extraordinary’ and … Continue reading

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