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Cameron’s ‘Women and Children, First’ Plan is Evidence That the Tories Have No Clue How to Play Their Part in the Refugee Crisis

@DanielAdshead25 Since David Cameron announced that Syrian women and children would account for the majority of the 20,000 refugees to be admitted to the UK, over five years, for resettlement, I have expressed sombre alarm. The reason is straightforward and incontrovertibly valid. … Continue reading

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Refugee Crisis Factsheet (A Brief Summary of The Blog Entry)

@DanielAdshead25 1. “We have thousands of homeless in Britain and nearly 1 million using food banks, let’s sort our own house first.” This argument can be dismissed far better by the use of a satirical meme: But in all seriousness … Continue reading

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A Snapshot of the British Attitude to The Refugee Crisis

I cried today. Daily I keep abreast of various humanitarian crises, and conflict-affected areas, given my interests and career aspirations. The refugees crisis has shot to the forefront recently and it finally all got too much for me. They say … Continue reading

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In Jeremy Corbyn, the Heart of the Left Can Beat Anew

Another day, another poll reducing Tony Blair, and his acolytes in the PLP, to despair. First, there was the misguided belief among Labour MPs that nominating Corbyn would ensure a broad debate during the, presently interminable, leadership election, while at … Continue reading

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You’re Doing it Wrong: Why the Next Government Should Raise Direct Taxes

Two major  concerns in the UK, despite the promulgation made by the coalition, are not being adequately addressed: Cost of living and poor public services. Public service delivery, as a whole, in the UK has declined, steadily, in quality for … Continue reading

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An Impassioned and Immediate Response to Dan Hodges, Political Writer, The Daily Telegraph.

Dan Hodges’ column for the Telegraph Well Mr. Hodges you certainly have begun a vile crusade with your vitriolic article; I don’t know which is worse: Your unrelenting desire to denigrate pre-eminent men (and George Galloway) who can be counted … Continue reading

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The Continuing Persecution of Julian Assange

The UK government is going to extreme lengths to arrest a man wanted for ‘questioning’ over, clearly spurious, sexual assault allegations and for skipping his bail. Why does the UK Foreign Office wish to jeopardise its relations with the countries … Continue reading

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