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?

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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How Citigroup wrote the US budget and effectively repealed the Dodd-Frank bank reforms (video)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2014 the US congress approved an “omnibudget” that included provisions drafted by the banking behemoth Citigroup that repealed a key part of the Dodd-Frank Act banking reforms requiring banks to place their high risk derivatives businesses into … Continue reading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)

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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

Child Sex Abuse Inquiry: Time 4 Action & Justice (Spotlight)

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For anyone wishing to attend a public meeting with John Mann MP & Simon Danczuk MP on child sexual abuse: WhiteFlowers Campaign Group public meeting January 14th 2015 Child Sex Abuse Inquiry: Time 4 Action & Justice This is to … Continue reading

An open letter to Theresa May demanding a ‘fit for purpose’ child abuse inquiry (reblog from Spotlight on Abuse)

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Rt Hon Theresa May MP, Home Secretary, 2 Marsham Street, London SW1P 4DF Dear Theresa May As survivors and associated professionals, we were very much hoping to take up the invitations to engage with your Ministerial Officers to discuss the … Continue reading

“Let them drown” the UKIP inspired Tory policy that shames Britain (video)

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This blog post was intended to express how this proud Briton had become ashamed of our political leaders and many of his fellow countrymen as a result of the gutter into which we have all been dragged by UKIP and their ugly … Continue reading

Operation Midland could be the key to unlocking the MP’s child abuse scandal and this is what you need to know (video)

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From the raft of ongoing police investigations into non-current child sexual abuse, Operation Midland stands out as a potentially critical inquiry due to its focus on a number of issues related to an alleged Westminster paedophile ring and the possibility of a military intelligence … Continue reading

Why this survivor believes that David Cameron fights for child abusers and not the abused (video)

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Whatever one might think of his party ideology, it is difficult to square the reality of David Cameron‘s time in government with his proclamation in 2010 that his would be the “most transparent government” ever. From the unsubstantiated need to rush to … Continue reading