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Block the Bridge, Block the Bill

Feeling very reinvigorated after a weekend’s protest. After yesterday’s anti war demo we occupied Westminster Bridge this afternoon in order to apply pressure on the House of Lords, who will be voting on the reforms this week. It was fantastic … Continue reading

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Anti-War Rally London 8th October

Yesterday we attended an anti war rally in Trafalgar Square to call those responsible to account for the mess they are sustaining in Afghanistan. This war has now seen almost 400 British soldiers dead, scores more radicalised Islamists and a … Continue reading

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Conference Bullshit

It is quite incredible witnessing the mentality of the LIb Dem faithful over the course of their conference. Of course these are the most loyal party members and activists and were never going to reflect the anger felt by many … Continue reading

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Cut The Aid Budget Entirely? Hold yo’ Horses

A useful cognitive trait of mine is being able to identify Phillipsian discourse (writings, speeches and general utterances of Melanie Phillips) and remove her cancerous diatribes from my consciousness. However her recent impassioned plea to close the Department for International … Continue reading

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These cuts go beyond key sectors: Councils are being forced to undermine projects which empower and assist the most vulnerable

To some degree the disproportionate emphasis on government cuts to the big sectors (health, eduction, defence etc) represents the fact that they are broadly prioritised in the nation’s psyche and that they determine to a large extent peoples voting intentions. … Continue reading

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A good blog from Left Foot Forward

Here is a blog about Cameron’s failure to explain what he means by ‘rebalancing the economy’ and how his commitments lie with the financial sector, rather than manufacturing, which he purports to support. http://www.leftfootforward.org/2011/05/cameron-falls-down-on-his-economic-balancing-act/

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HM Treasury is full of bullshit!

I’ve just been browsing the internet for some stats and came across this on the Treasury website and was almost bowled over by the bullshit: “The Spending Review sets out a new vision for a fairer Britain. It sets out … Continue reading

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