Grant Shapps: just how gullible does this lying crook think voters are? (video)

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In November 2013, this blog expressed its dismay and disgust at the fact that, despite legal advice indicating that Grant Shapps may well be a fraudster, the police had decided to drop the investigation completely. You can read the full … Continue reading

Fox News: Ferguson riots result of “racial arsonists” stoking a victim mentality in black America (video)

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The recent publication of the Department of Justice report into racism in the Ferguson police force and Fox News’ ridiculously partisan reporting of it reminded me of Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert’s assessment of the Fox take on the riots … Continue reading

Was council official murdered to stop him revealing those linked to VIP paedophile ring? (video)

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“A council official was murdered days after he vowed to expose “horrible” people linked to a VIP paedophile ring, a witness has claimed. Detectives are investigating claims Bulic Forsythe was silenced by a children’s home vice ring said to have … Continue reading

The lowly millionaires who are suffering from widening wealth inequality (video)

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The statistical data and research on the economic and social effects of the chasm known as the wealth gap is clear and unequivocal. Widening wealth inequality between the richest and the rest of us is damaging the economy, hurting (and sometimes … Continue reading

Jon Stewart: The GOP give Netanyahu the longest blow-job a Jewish man has ever received (video)

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In a transparent attempt by the Republican party leadership to embarrass the commander-in-chief, Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu was invited to speak to the US congress. Israel has just entered the final fortnight of an extended general election campaign and … Continue reading

Fox hunting: the right-wing’s chronically angry war for ideological purity is killing Jon Stewart (video)

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As we all know, Fox lies. It is their brand. This is what makes Bill O’Reilly’s current war with truth somewhat unsurprising. On his show last night, Jon Stewart decided to celebrate Fox’s lying ways with a nifty little vine … Continue reading

American Sniper: psychopathic killer or patriotic hero?

Chris Kyle Photograph: Paul Moseley/AP

American Sniper has caused a major controversy in America, with right wingers calling for the rape or death of anyone ungrateful enough to criticise the actions of its ‘hero’ Chris Kyle. The ‘war’ breaking out across social media has been exacerbated by some basic … Continue reading

Housing the homeless – yes the answer really is this simple (video)

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In the UK and the US homelessness is on the rise. Although government figures indicate that just 52,000 households were homeless in England in 2013/14, a new report from Crisis and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation says that there were closer … Continue reading

Leon Brittan was under “active and major” investigation by the Metropolitan police paedophile unit when he died (video)

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On 21 January Leon Brittan died. His death heralded a tidal wave of accusations on social media naming him as a pederast, as well as being present at the murder of at least one abuse victim and of using the … Continue reading

How groupthink is transforming (and destroying) our democracy (video)

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It seems to me that, for many years now, an over emphasis on catering to personal preferences and the cult of individualism has led to a fracturing of what was formally known as social cohesion. The broadening of the political … Continue reading

How Citigroup wrote the US budget and effectively repealed the Dodd-Frank bank reforms (video)

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On 5 December 2014 the US congress approved an “omnibudget” that included provisions drafted by the banking behemoth Citigroup that repealed a key part of the Dodd-Frank Act banking reforms requiring banks to place their high risk derivatives businesses into … Continue reading

In 2015, whether it’s abuse, poverty or disability, we are all survivors and we are stronger together (video)

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For the tens of thousands of abuse survivors and current victims of abuse seeking justice, 2014 may yet turn out to have been the critical time when politicians and the judiciary began to take the plague of widespread child abuse seriously.  With a few notable … Continue reading

The ‘Bjorn tape': The value of believing survivors’ allegations of sexual abuse, torture and murder (The Boy Business video)

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I am disgusted and exasperated by the number of, largely right-wing, ‘journalists’ and commentators who continue to express an explicit disbelief in the veracity of many survivors’ statements about their abuse and that of others that they have witnessed.  These … Continue reading

Peter McKelvie’s comments on Charles Napier and Peter Righton (video)

Napier (left) & his half-brother Tory MP John Whittingdale. The PIE network included extensive contacts in politics, the civil service and the judiciary

Charles Scott Napier, 67, whose brother John Whittingdale MP represents Maldon for the Conservative party, has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for his prolific abuse of children over at least two decades. Although the charges involved in this … Continue reading

Breitbart News: craven political hatchet men…..(corrected) (video)

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Readers of this blog in the UK may be familiar with the ideological output of Breitbart News following its British launch in February this year. Presumably to gain traction with the UK’s reactionary right, it was quick to recruit the … Continue reading