Monthly Archives: March 2018

Blind man ‘reduced to tears’ as commuters refuse to give up seats in disability priority section | London Evening Standard

Originally posted on kickingthecat:
https://www.standard.co.uk/news/transport/blind-man-reduced-to-tears-as-commuters-refuse-to-give-up-seats-in-disability-priority-section-a3801431.html

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Alice Terry, Tories, ‘abuse’, fake accounts, UKIP trolls and Jess Phillips’ apology | The SKWAWKBOX

https://skwawkbox.org/2018/03/30/alice-terry-tories-abuse-fake-accounts-ukip-trolls-and-jess-phillips-apology/

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A word of caution about Esther McVey’s ‘u-turn’ on housing benefit for young people

Originally posted on Politics and Insights:
Thanks to Joe Halewood for the screenshot A little background on the “Youth Obligation”. The ‘national living wage‘ (which is actually an inadequate rise in the minimum wage) was one of the centrepieces of the…

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Theresa May has cut 7,000 local police – while Tory election leaflet blames Labour | Vox Political

https://voxpoliticalonline.com/2018/03/30/theresa-may-has-cut-7000-local-police-while-tory-election-leaflet-blames-labour/

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YouGov Have Updated Their Question On Voting

Originally posted on Same Difference:
They have removed benefit claimants from the list of options: https://twitter.com/1_D_Ded/status/979051965941469184 This means a lot to our editor. It is proof that campaigning can be successful, and it is proof of the power of social…

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Woodcock is ‘planning’ to resign the Labour whip – when it will do most damage to the party? | Vox Political

https://voxpoliticalonline.com/2018/03/29/woodcock-is-planning-to-resign-the-labour-whip-when-it-will-do-most-damage-to-the-party/

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Brexit set to lead to shortage of workers | Vox Political

https://voxpoliticalonline.com/2018/03/29/brexit-set-to-lead-to-shortage-of-workers/

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Labour disputes chief resigns after opposing suspension of ‘Holocaust denial’ row man | Vox Political

https://voxpoliticalonline.com/2018/03/29/labour-disputes-chief-resigns-after-opposing-suspension-of-holocaust-denial-row-man/

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More self-driving car troubles

Originally posted on The Secular Jurist:
By Robert A. Vella “Call me old, call me grumpy, but I don’t want no self-driving cars!” Such sentiments are typical of elderly people who are stuck in their ways, resistant to change, and…

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Sajid Javid just baselessly called hundreds of Jewish Labour Party members “neo-fascists” — AAV

Originally posted on kickingthecat:
The Tory government minister Sajid Javid has just stood up in parliament and accused the Labour activist group Momentum of being “neo-fascists”. Aside from the fact that it’s the political left who have always stood in…

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