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Brexit

They said, bring back our sovereignty, our laws should be paramount, our parliament should be the only place to make laws, “TAKE BACK CONTROL” they screamed. But when the brexiteers get what they wanted they yell foul and blame the

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Posted in Brexit, Comment, Democracy, EU, Europe, News, Parliament, Politics, Sharing, UK, Westminster

MPs & Trident

These are MPs who couldn’t be bothered to vote on Trident for whatever reason. They should be ashamed of themselves. Many billions will now be spent on these abominations while the NHS is starved of funds, while the poor and

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Posted in Comment, Nuclear Disamament, Parliament, Politics, Waste, Westminster

Eurohood

I couldn’t resist this by Liam Kirkaldy  © Holyrood Magazine, especially the description of Nigel Farage as a cross between Napoleon and Captain Birdseye. With hindsight, it seemed inevitable that the EU referendum campaign would be decided by a badly

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Posted in Comment, Democracy, EU, Holyrood, Humour, Journalism, Politics, Scotland, Westminster

Living in Tory Britain

This is what it means to live in Tory Britain. On the 27th of April the Joseph Rowntree Foundation published a report on destitution in the UK. In summary the report tells of 1.25 million destitute people living in this

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Posted in Austerity, Comment, JRF, Parliament, Politics, Rage, Sharing, Tory Party, UK, Westminster

U-turn: Is that fair ?

Originally posted on INCOMESCO:
Hard-working people are against funding cuts (austerity) and even Keynesian economics believe that austerity is negative to economic growth. A huge number of people from different walk of life have been refusing budget cut as they…

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Posted in Austerity, Comment, Economics, News, Parliament, Politics

Westminster “Makes No Sense”

From the © Carbon Brief It’s rare these days to see British newspapers from across the political spectrum united in agreement on any issue. Beyond their shared disgust at FIFA, that is. Yet this week they produced a chorus of

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Posted in Climate Change, Comment, Energy, News, Westminster

Recent Climate Change News

It has not been a great week for climate change; the news has been at best mixed in the lead up to the Paris Conference. The Carbon Brief is tracking the pledges made so far by countries around the world.

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Posted in Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Comment, COP 21, News, Politics, Sharing
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