Tag Archives: politics

A small rant about Class and Suffrage

Today marks 100 years since The Representation of the People Act 1918. Everyone is making a very big deal out of it because it’s 100 years since women were granted the vote. Except it didn’t. It gave some women the … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Happy Friday! My weekly ‘what fresh hell?’ update, starts with the resignation of Michael Flynn, the US president conducting govement business from Mar-a-lago, Paul Nutall has been proved to be a liar (again!) and a coroner found that a woman … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Happy Friday!  We’ll start with the ‘oh my goodness, what have Trump/May/ politicians done today to muck up the world we live in’ links and then go to other interesting things…. There is no such thing as alternative facts, facts … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Happy Friday! This week is my busy work week which combined with a Tube Strike was challenging. However, I rose to the challenge but will need a lie in this weekend as it didn’t happen last weekend, ’cause of the … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Happy Friday! Today is Good Friday and a Bank Holiday for UK. Today, Ma and I are planning on getting along to the Wellington thing at the National Portrait Gallery and not going to Church (sorry Jesus!). Right let’s get … Continue reading

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What politicians fail to understand…

We are in party conference season at the moment, with each of the major parties trying to convince voters that they have all the answers and that we should vote for them. This week it’s the turn of the Conservative … Continue reading

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Gay marriage, or how not to argue against it…

On Friday, there was a piece on the Today programme about how many Tories were opposed to the proposed changes in the law to allow gay people to marry each other rather than have a civil partnership. One of the … Continue reading

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Feeling a litte bit rant-y

Liam Fox I accept that Adam Werrity is a close friend of his and I really don’t care for all the ‘is he gay’ stuff doing the rounds. However, ask yourself this question, does anyone take their close friends to … Continue reading

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Iain Duncan Smith is missing the point

After Rowan Williams’ article in the New Statesman this week, there has been much comment and lots of govt ministers going on the radio talking about how wrong he was wrong etc. Iain Duncan Smith was on World At One … Continue reading

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