Monthly Archives: September 2014

10/10/14 is World Homeless Day

Originally posted on Social Action 2014:
10/10/14 is World Homeless Day and as many cities criminalize peoples’ rights to exist, we feel it is necessary to rally in remembrance of those who have died on the streets from lack of shelter,…

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New Approach’s Nick Dilworth Profiled in The Guardian

Originally posted on New Approach:
The welfare rights adviser on a mission to shame Iain Duncan Smith From the frontline of benefits changes, Nick Dilworth wants to expose the fallout from this government’s ‘misconceived’ welfare reforms Mary O’Hara The Guardian,…

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Tories ‘Ruthlessly Targeting The Poor And Vulnerable’, Say Greens

Originally posted on UNEMPLOYED IN TYNE & WEAR:
Green Party Media Release: Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne’s plans for a two year benefits freeze will once again penalise the most vulnerable in our society, says the Green Party, the…

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Blyth MP says Tory crackdown on tax evaders has failed

Originally posted on UNEMPLOYED IN TYNE & WEAR:
A pledged crackdown on tax evaders who fail to pay tens of millions to the Treasury has been a failure, a North East Labour MP says. Blyth Valley’s Ronnie Campbell’s comments come…

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POLL: Is the Conservative Party moving towards Fascism? | Vox Political

http://voxpoliticalonline.com/2014/09/30/poll-is-the-conservative-party-moving-towards-fascism/

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2010 Ed Balls vs 2014 Ed Balls

Originally posted on alittleecon:
Ed Balls’ conference speech last week was notable for the way it committed Labour to pursuing the same austerity policies that have led to such a weak recovery over the last 4 years. The key passage…

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When does a righteous campaign shade into harassment?

Originally posted on UK Human Rights Blog:
Merlin Entertainments LPC,  Chessington World of Adventures Operations and others v Peter Cave [2014] EWHC 3036 (QB)  25 September 2014 – read judgment  This case explores the extent to which a campaign of…

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Notorious serial killer tricked into retweeting photo of Margaret Thatcher | The Evening Harold

http://eveningharold.com/2014/09/30/notorious-serial-killer-tricked-into-retweeting-photo-of-margaret-thatcher/

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Conservative think tank calls Tory conference “corporate venue for lobbyists”

Originally posted on Pride's Purge:
(not satire – it’s the Tories!) The UK’s oldest conservative think tank the Bow Group has not been attending the Tory Party conference. That’s because – in the Bow Group’s own words – “freedom and…

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New blow for Tories as another bigwig joins UKIP | Vox Political

http://voxpoliticalonline.com/2014/09/30/new-blow-for-tories-as-another-bigwig-joins-ukip/

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