Monthly Archives: August 2017

Hurricane Harvey disaster in Texas, USA

Originally posted on Dear Kitty. Some blog:
https://youtu.be/da3mASyAIwY This video from the USA says about itself: More than 450,000 Harvey disaster victims expected to file for aid 29 August 2017 Rain from the tropical storm Harvey continues to drench the…

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DWP Spends £39M On Unnecessary Disability Benefit Appeals

Originally posted on Same Difference:
Ministers have spent almost £40m in an “appalling” attempt to stop sick and disabled people receiving the financial help they are entitled to, The Independent can reveal. Freedom of Information requests have exposed how taxpayers’…

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Government accused of breaching UN convention on disabled people

Originally posted on Benefit tales:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lewh-wh0OR8

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Disabled? You May Be Sanctioned For Being Too Ill To Get To The Jobcentre

Originally posted on Same Difference:
It’s all over now, isn’t it? With Brexit in focus and the coalition government long out of office, it would be easy to believe the Tories’ brutal “welfare” policies were a thing of the past.…

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You won’t believe how the Tories screwed up ‘Tory Momentum’ launch

SKWAWKBOX You really couldn’t make this up. Seriously. After getting their social media behinds kicked by Jeremy Corbyn and his supporters during the General Election campaign, the Tories decided – as Tories do – that they needed their own ‘grass-roots’ social … Continue reading

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Back to school worries, school uniforms how can we afford to buy them? 

Originally posted on The poor side of life:
It’s that time of year again, just over a week before the children go back to school and it seems that we have to have endless pots of money to provide our…

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Barcelona demonstrators denounce terrorism, government’s militarism

Originally posted on Dear Kitty. Some blog:
This 26 August 2017 video shows Barcelona anti-terror demonstrators booing King Felipe VI of Spain, holding signs saying Felipe, if you love peace you should not sell arms [to Saudi Arabia]; while shouting…

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Neonazis, including policemen, plot murder of German leftists

Originally posted on Dear Kitty. Some blog:
https://youtu.be/paO_KwLzZ0o This video from the USA says about itself: Undercover Nazi Michael German: Police Inaction Encourages White Nationalist Groups | MSNBC 13 August 2017 As a former undercover Nazi for the FBI, Michael…

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Why are people saying Labour’s attitude to Brexit has changed? It hasn’t | Vox Political

http://voxpoliticalonline.com/2017/08/27/why-are-people-saying-labours-attitude-to-brexit-has-changed-it-hasnt/

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‘Moderate’ Labour MP interviewed by police over ‘hate-incident’ pamphlet

SKWAWKBOX John Mann, the Labour MP for Bassetlaw in Nottinghamshire, is perhaps best known for his boorish confrontation with a bemused former London Mayor Ken Livingstone, which was filmed by a camera crew that just happened to be nearby. John … Continue reading

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