BRITISH EMPLOYMENT HITS RECORD HIGHS, SO WHY THE POVERTY?

Despite Brexit chaos, employment in Britain has reached records highs. The Office of National Statistics reported that employment is at 76.1%, the highest since 1971. This has been presented as a positive by both the government and the majority of the media. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-46958560 The two main positives: 130,000 more women in work between Nov 2018 …

ALEX SALMOND – WHAT DO OUR REACTIONS AS A SOCIETY MEAN?

The recent charges against former First Minister Alex Salmond, including sexual assault and attempted rape, have illuminated yet again the entrenched culture of victim blaming within our society. This is a live police investigation and with that in mind, both Salmond and the women involved deserve equal respect. Whilst speculation does no good for either …

HAPPY NEW YEAR

Welcome to the year 2019. I’m sorry to inform you that the UK government is STILL discriminating against women. PROGRESS? Now, it’s undeniable that in 100 years since women(middle-class white women might I add) got the vote, we have come a long way in regards to women’s equality. BUT, we’re still a hell of a …

BREXIT

There’s a recurring phrase when politicians (and the majority of the mainstream media) talk about Brexit. They describe it as the DEMOCRATIC WILL of the PEOPLE. Anyone who questions this democratic will is seen as the enemy or not accepting DEMOCRACY. But let us look at the FIGURES: 17, 410, 742 people voted to LEAVE16, …