Monthly Archives: June 2016

The Snooper’s Charter and Chilcot: Interview with Annie Machon

Originally posted on Stop Making Sense:
Afshin Rattansi speaks to former MI5 agent Annie Machon about the dangers of drowning in data as the House of Lords discusses the Snoopers Charter. They also cover the long awaited Chilcot Inquiry into the…

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From Private Eye: A Few Choice Comments on Blair (and the Blairites)

Originally posted on Beastrabban\'s Weblog:
With the Blairites now doing their level best to oust Jeremy Corbyn, I thought I’d post here a few appropriate comments on their leader from some old copies of Private Eye. The first is…

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63 year old lady in tears. Stories the government don’t like to tell you. 

Originally posted on Benefit tales:
Our Thursday demo last week fell on the day of voting for the referendum. Lots of bickering was happening on the streets, people saying I’m voting out, people saying I’m voting in, but … Source:…

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Mass support in Britain for Corbyn’s policies

Originally posted on Dear Kitty. Some blog:
On the left of this cartoon by Gary Barker from Britain is Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn advocating his policies. In the middle is the right wing of the Labour party, Tony Blair…

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Heseltine Says Boris Johnson Has “Ripped the Tori Party Apart”

Originally posted on ukgovernmentwatch:
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/who-next-tory-leader-contest-8289211 “Lord Heseltine on Boris: “I have never seen anything like it. He’s ripped the Tory Party apart, he has created the greatest constitutional crisis in peacetime in my life. “He’s knocked billions off the value…

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Tomlinson Admits He Doesn’t Know What BPS Model Is

Originally posted on Same Difference:
https://www.facebook.com/blacktriangle11/posts/1164731470215491

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Request For Evidence – PIP: Mobility Criterion

Originally posted on Benefit tales:
Request For Evidence – PIP: Mobility Criterion anyone who can walk less then 50 metres and who has lost their PIP, please get in touch with Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE . Get full details including…

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The Corbyn No-Confidence Vote and the Bleeding of the Labour Party: Interview with Leo Panitch

Originally posted on Stop Making Sense:
Sharmini Peries speaks to political scientist Leo Panitch, author of The Making of Global Capitalism, who says the mass support for keeping Jeremy Corbyn in leadership might split the Labour Party, which could lead…

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#Boris Johnson rules himself out of Conservative leader race | Vox Political

http://voxpoliticalonline.com/2016/06/30/boris-johnson-rules-himself-out-of-conservative-leader-race/

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UN Committee “seriously concerned” about the impact of austerity on human rights

Originally posted on UK Human Rights Blog:
The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) has published a damning report on the UK’s implementation of economic, social and cultural rights. The report is available here (under “Concluding Observations”). The…

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