Posts Tagged "Politics"

2017 MPs ranked on LGBT and abortion rights voting history

I made a spreadsheet to find the Tory MPs who’d voted the best for LGBT and abortion rights so we can lobby them against the DUP. Then realised it could be useful generally. So I added all the current post-2017 election MPs from all parties. I looked at four...

Read more

A trans-inclusive Marxist feminist approach to gender

Recently the Morning Star, a left-wing newspaper that I think is generally great, published an article which claimed that “Women are not oppressed based on our identities, we are oppressed on the basis of our female biology“. Rather than highlight and repeat my concerns with that article, I thought it might...

Read more

Tory Council tells David Cameron his expectations of Councils are “not realistic” and are based on “misunderstanding” of council economics. Calls on Government for a grant “on the basis of needs”.

The Conservative leader of East Sussex County Council, Keith Glazier, appears to have written to Prime Minister David Cameron to “express [the council’s] significant concerns about the Local Government Funding Settlement, how it has been handled, and its impact on the residents of East Sussex”. Glazier explains to Cameron that the cuts...

Read more

Care2 petition to cancel greek debt

A little update on the Greek debt crisis

On Sunday 5 June, the Greek people voted ‘Oxi’ (‘No’) to an austerity (cuts and privatisation) plan for the Troika to continue to financially support Greece, and to loan it more money. However, yesterday (Thursday), the Greek prime minister has offered pretty much the equivalent to what the people...

Read more

1 2 3 6