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Johnson to strip Electoral Commission of power to prosecute after it threatens action over his flat

Of course Boris Johnson is taking away the Electoral Commission’s power to prosecute people because it criticised him. It’s what he does. Look at his current attack on the courts’ powers of judicial review. That happened entirely because judicial reviews … Continue reading

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Beckett grassroots form new working-class pro-democracy movement against union machine politics

Howard Beckett’s grassroots campaign teams have founded a new, working-class pro-democracy movement with the aim of preventing ‘machine politics’ from destroying democracy with trade unions, following his decision this morning to step out of the Unite leadership contest. Beckett’s former … Continue reading

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Why the Tory DWP doesn’t want you knowing how many people died in jobcentres

For some time we have been gathering data on how many people had died in jobcentres in 2017 and 2018. The DWP provided us with the figures for East London, West London, Surrey, Sussex, Kent, Thames Valley, Hampshire, Isle of … Continue reading

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Turner non-response on refusal of Beckett’s offers continues – despite read-receipts on WhatsApp questions

Evolve’s screenshots show Turner or his campaign have read press enquiries One of the messages to Turner’s campaign numbers – two ticks showing it was both received and readThis afternoon, Skwawkbox revealed that left favourite Howard Beckett had offered to … Continue reading

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Breaking: Cummings WhatsApp messages show Johnson calling Hancock ‘totally f***ing hopeless’

Yet Johnson didn’t sack the hopeless Health Secretary as tens of thousands died needlessly WhatsApp messages released today by former Downing Street puppeteer Dominic Cummings reveal that Boris Johnson called Health Secretary Matt Hancock “totally f***ing hopeless”: Image enhanced for … Continue reading

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Cummings hands Starmer 6 pandemic questions to skewer Johnson during PMQs – and Starmer ignores them all

Labour ‘leader’ lets Johnson off hook again as explosive new revelations emerge – and BBC colludes Boris Johnson’s former handler Dominic Cummings put his former boss into hot water today when he released WhatsApp chats showing, among other revelations, that … Continue reading

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WHY YOU NEED ME: Johnson’s government is out of control and the mass media are his cheerleaders

It’s not just Vox Political that you need – any social media commentary site that actually criticises the government rather than acting as its stenographer will do. Professor Simon Wren-Lewis has put the situation in a nutshell with his own latest … Continue reading

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The Covid-19 Pandemic and the Corruption of Genuine Science

https://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/covid-19-pandemic-and-corruption-genuine-science By: Gary Null, PhD and Richard Gale Posted on: Friday, June 11th 2021 Medical science has made such tremendous progress that there is hardly a healthy human left. — Aldous Huxley For half a century, the pharmaceutical industry has shown near … Continue reading

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The DWP carried out dozens of secret reviews into benefit claimant deaths – and deleted them. Why? What did they show?

If you’ve got nothing to hide, you have nothing to fear, right? In that case, what is the Department of Work and Pensions afraid of? Since February 2012 (as far as we can be sure), it has been carrying out … Continue reading

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‘We Own It’ Planning Day of Protest Against Hancock’s NHS Privatisation

It seems Matt Hancock and the Tories haven’t given up on their wretched plans to privatise the NHS. The Health Secretary is planning to introduce legislation that will allow private healthcare companies on to the management of NHS organisations. Apparently, … Continue reading

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