Tories’ evil sanction regime in a horrific nutshell — The SKWAWKBOX

The Tories have been censured by the UN for their vile abuse of disabled people and benefit claimants – not a fact that you will see much mentioned in the mainstream media, apart from small articles tucked away in website corners. Even such news fails to bring home the full horror of the regime of […]… Continue reading Tories’ evil sanction regime in a horrific nutshell — The SKWAWKBOX

Universal Credit ‘claimant commitment’: no choice, no law, no money – no appeal — The SKWAWKBOX

IMPORTANT: this article is now here as a place-holder, pending clarification from the DWP – as even veteran DWP employees can’t agree whether the WRAG sanction information is accurate. See here for more information. Please share widely. In just a few short weeks, the new Universal Credit benefit system starts to roll out, albeit more […]… Continue reading Universal Credit ‘claimant commitment’: no choice, no law, no money – no appeal — The SKWAWKBOX

Lynton Crosby’s Tory spin machine is a cancer at the heart of the British government (video)

Originally posted on I Am Incorrigible:
The Australian tobacco lobbyist, Lynton Crosby, is the Conservative party’s political PR ‘guru’ and his spin machine is out of control.  His strategy to win an election involves drumming-up hatred of immigrants and the poor and ‘managing’ the news agenda to create an impression that fits this narrative. ©Channel 4 /…

Deputy PM accused of ‘extreme’ pornography. Screws up denial — The SKWAWKBOX

https://videopress.com/embed/pBjzn1JS?hd=0&autoPlay=0&permalink=0&loop=0 Tomorrow’s Sunday Times‘ front page carries a huge headline that police claim to have found ‘extreme’ pornographic material on a parliamentary computer used by First Secretary of State and Deputy PM Damian Green. Former Assistant Commissioner of the Met, Bob Quick, has issued a statement claiming that the material was found during a raid… Continue reading Deputy PM accused of ‘extreme’ pornography. Screws up denial — The SKWAWKBOX

May’s ‘closest ally’ accused by right-wing press over sex-pest list — The SKWAWKBOX

Damian Green, ‘First Secretary of State’ and routinely described as Theresa May’s ‘closest ally’ has been accused of inclusion on the Tories’ infamous ‘sex pest list’ by a number of right-wing media outlets, including the Daily Mail. Green was accused some years ago of registering on an adult dating site, after hackers discovered his details […]… Continue reading May’s ‘closest ally’ accused by right-wing press over sex-pest list — The SKWAWKBOX

Self-indulgent ‘moderates’ planning to disrupt Labour conference — The SKWAWKBOX

Anti-Brexit campaigners are planning a series of protests at each of the main parties’ annual conferences this autumn. No problem with that, as the right to protest is an important aspect of a democracy. Here is the poster for the protest in Manchester: Significantly, the October protest is in Manchester ‘to coincide with‘ the Tory… Continue reading Self-indulgent ‘moderates’ planning to disrupt Labour conference — The SKWAWKBOX