Monthly Archives: December 2013

The black – was red – header image

C’est la vie. I suppose that it’s obvious that it’s been changed beyond my control, which is the case and is true. I’ll do it tomorrow. Please be assured that I am red – scarlet even. [3am Be nice if … Continue reading

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Attention all bloggers: Can we show how the 1% live?

Attention please all bloggers, online activists, etc Can we concentrate for a month or so on the lavish lifestyle of the 1%, the filthy rich? Private jets, tax evasion, superyachts, etc … The new yacht comes complete with § Glass jacuzzis … Continue reading

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Commentary and analysis of recent political events

The government is trying to pass a clause in the Care bill today that will allow hospitals to be closed much easier without public consultation. Hospital closure clause battle heats up today Stormy scenes are likely in parliament today as … Continue reading

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Commentary and analysis of recent political events

Mandela’s funeral dominates the news today. Prime Minister David Cameron has rejected the advice of his advisor Nadhim Zahawi that child benefit is only paid for the first two children. Why mention it then? Pope says that he is not … Continue reading

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Commentary and analysis of recent political events

Number of homeless in England has risen for 3 years in a row, report says Homelessness has increased for three consecutive years, partly because of housing shortages and cuts to benefits, with an estimated 185,000 people a year now affected … Continue reading

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Commentary and analysis of recent political events

There’s a special edition of BBC Question Time tonight from Johannesburg, South Africa. I hope that somebody will discuss the real legacy of Nelson Mandela and the African National Congress: that South Africa is still an Apartheid state. The clearest … Continue reading

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Want to make a worthwhile donation this Solstice?

I’m going to suggest some worthwhile causes for donations here. OurNHS has some suggestions to Have yourself an NHS Solstice… The Tor anonymity project is accepting donations. Homelessness charities shelter and crisis. PDSA need donations. openDemocracy are accepting donations. spiked … Continue reading

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Politics news allsorts

Commentary and analysis of recent UK politics events Following Home Secretary Theresa May’s refusal to allow MI5 boss Andrew Parker to appear before the parliamentary home affairs select committee the committee has said that it will question Theresa May more … Continue reading

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Politics news allsorts featuring Tory paedos news

There is a story developing – which has had surprisingly little attention – that five Tory MPs including one ex-minister are being investigated for paedophile crimes against boys. The source of the story is exaro news while slightly different reports … Continue reading

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Politics news allorts

Commentary and analysis on recent UK politics events. There’s a very good article about the sanitization through political values of Nelson Mandela and the South African campaign against Apartheid at politics.co.uk. I’ll quote some but urge you to read the … Continue reading

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Commentary and analysis of recent UK politics events Edward Snowden voted Guardian person of the year 2013 for his whistleblowing on worldwide surveillance activities. Online gamers are targeted by NSA and GCHQ … Online gaming is big business, attracting tens … Continue reading

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Huge tech firms have formed the Reform Government Surveillance group to demand changes to excessive surveillance by world governments. The group has published an open letter to President Obama and Congress: Dear Mr. President and Members of Congress, We understand … Continue reading

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Links today – reach your own conclusions. I spared you from a photo of Alastair Campbell. Secret memo shows key role for Blairites in Labour’s election team (Alan Milburn started the privatization of the NHS under Blair) conflicts with David and … Continue reading

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Commentary and analysis on recent UK political events. Following George Osborne’s Autumn statement there are warnings that the poor will be dead before they are able to retire. Britain’s poor ‘will die before they retire’ … Plans to raise the … Continue reading

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Commentary and analysis of recent UK political events. “What a nice sausage dog.” “It’s not a sausage dog. It’s a dashunt.” “Looks like a sausage dog to me.” Nelson Mandela died last night. Tebbit says that Thatcher’s Tories were right … Continue reading

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We need to know about Apartheid

We need to know about Apartheid Nelson Mandela fought against Apartheid That’s racial segregation – about black people being treated as slaves. Nelson Mandela fought against that. There were many protests in UK and worldwide – South African sports events … Continue reading

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About Nelson Mandela

News reports about Nelson Mandela should pay attention to his life: That he was a freedom fighter That he was imprisoned for so many years The reaction of the rest of the world at the time The apartheid regime Opposition … Continue reading

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Free Nelson Mandela

The Conservative Thatcher government refused to impose sanctions against the oppressive Fascist, Apartheid regime of South Africa. I had a sign in my window reading “SANCTIONS NOW” although I’m pretty certain that I was regarded as a terrorist before then. … Continue reading

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Commentary and analysis on recent UK politics news. Con-Dems continue attack on benefits and Osborne’s autumn statement Discussion of the invention of terrorism and the demonization of Islam and Muslims The Conservative-Liberal-‘Democrat’-Conservative coalition intends to persecute benefits claimants and (poor) … Continue reading

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Commentary and analysis of recent UK politics events US is tracking the movements of 5 billion people everyday through their mobile phones US considered spying on Australian citizens without the knowledge of it’s Australian spying partner Isa Muazu wins stay … Continue reading

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