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Under Gavin Barker's tutelage I've used WordPress to send an open letter to my MP.
This is it http://joetaylor41.wordpress.com/
It's all well and good saying, 'we need our politicians to listen to us' but how often can Joe Public sit and talk to their MP, for how long and about what?
We can click all sorts of online petitions that send letters to our MPs, but how many of the replies are actually penned by the MP in question…Continue
That probably typifies most people’s experience, including mine, of writing to their MP (or their local councillor). What…Continue
The below paragraph is a from an article on the BBC NewsBeat website.
The Joint Enterprise law allows for several people to be charged with the same crime even though they may have played very different roles in the crime. Joint enterprise can apply to all crimes, but recently it has been used as a way to prosecute homicide – especially in the cases involving…Continue
Added by Kitty Leach on October 18, 2014 at 19:00 — No Comments
Below is a snip from "Our bullying corporations are the new enemy within" by George Monbiot.
Might be a good idea to read the whole article.
The corporate consensus is enforced not only by the lack of political choice, but by an assault on democracy itself. Steered by business lobbyists, the EU and the US are negotiating a…Continue
The number of impoverished households has more than doubled in the 30 years since Margaret Thatcher was Prime Minister, the largest study of deprivation ever conducted in the UK has concluded.
The research found that rises in the cost of living mean a full-time job is no longer enough to prevent some people from falling into poverty. One in every six adults in paid work is now defined as "poor".
The Poverty and Social Exclusion project, based on interviews with more than 14,500…Continue