Wednesday, 26 September 2018
Labour MP Laura Smith Calls For First General Strike Since 1926
Why a general strike? For what reason? We don't know, it just seemed like a good idea at the time. Perhaps it could make Britain ungovernable. That would be a good thing, innit?
Fact-Checking Trump’s Speech to the United Nations
Mr. Trump’s claim of signing the “biggest” tax cut in American history is false; by various metrics, several rank higher.
He was also wrong in characterizing recent military spending bills as “record funding.” Even without adjusting for inflation, President Barack Obama signed legislation in 2010 that provided more money for the military.
Mr. Trump has signed a relatively low number of bills when compared to other presidents, even at similar points in their terms.
Mr. Trump overstated the US trade deficit by about $250 billion.
Sunday, 23 September 2018
Wednesday, 12 September 2018
Herald Sun Newspaper Hits Back Over Cartoonist's 'unRacist' Serena Williams IllustrationIt seems one can no longer do caricatures of black women, without being accused of sexism and racism. That seems both sexist and racist.
If you don;t think so, please tell me what WOULD be an acceptable caricature of Serena Williams behaving in an unsportsman-like and hysterical manner
Tuesday, 11 September 2018
The furore over Serena Williams exposes double standards & invisible structures of our society
They should be able to flaunt the rules if they feel like it.
Especially if they are famous.
Newspaper's Cartoon Of Serena Williams Condemned As 'Racist And Sexist'
Thursday, 6 September 2018
I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration
Many Trumpettes are aghast that he hasn't been able to achieve his agenda of isolation of America, kow-towing to dictators, war with Iran, the elimination of pollution regulations, the use of public lands for private gain and the destabilisation of Europe. Now they have someone to blame.
Republicans Accuse Twitter of Bias Against Conservatives
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