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  • REVIEW: Generations apart – high hopes and stolen dreams
    >There was a time, in the not-so-distant past, when the English fishing town of Grimsby proudly lived up to its full name – Great Grimsby (so named to distinguish itself from a nearby village, Little Grimsby). Situated at the mouth of the Humber in North East Lincolnshire, it was the ... read more
    Source: OffGuardianPublished on 16-06-19
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  • The revolution will not be televised
    The sleeper topic that will corrode the government’s ratings  
    Save the TV Licence for the over 75's. #BBC pic.twitter.com/50UPYjonJi — HWYEB (@hwyeb) June 12, 2019 Allow me to tell you the most middle class joke in existence.  Q: What do gay men do in ... read more
    Source: Political BettingPublished on 16-06-19
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  • Speeding into the Void of Cyberspace as Designed
    Speed and panic go hand-in-hand in today’s fabricated world of engineered emergencies and digital alerts. “We have no time” is today’s mantra – “We are running out of time” – and because this mood of urgency has come to grip most people’s minds, deep thinking about why this is so ... read more
    Source: OffGuardianPublished on 16-06-19
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  • Daily Source Bias Check: The Duran
    QUESTIONABLE SOURCE A questionable source exhibits one or more of the following: extreme bias, consistent promotion of propaganda/conspiracies, poor or no sourcing to credible information, a complete lack of transparency and/or is fake news. Fake News is the deliberate attempt to publish hoaxes and/or disinformation for the purpose of profit ... read more
    Source: Media Bias/Fact CheckPublished on 16-06-19
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  • To show they’re back in the game the LDs need the Brecon & Radnor recall petition to succeed and to win the ensuing by-election
    An early by-election test for the new CON leader? This weekend has seen the last intensive campaigning in the Brecon and Radnor constituency to persuade those on the electoral roll to sign the petition that the sitting MP br recalled. This would create an immediate vacancy and a Westminster ... read more
    Source: Political BettingPublished on 16-06-19
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  • Names and Locations of the Top 100 People Killing the Planet
    by Jordan Engel, 13 June 2019, via Films for Action “The earth is not dying, it is being killed, and those who are killing it have names and addresses.” – Utah Phillips Just 100 companies are responsible for more than 70% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions since 1988. The guys who ... read more
    Source: OffGuardianPublished on 16-06-19
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  • The Tories move to 21% in a YouGov poll and this is being described as a “surge”
    Who'd have thought only four months ago that the Tories moving to 21% rating in a national voting intention poll would be described as a "surge" pic.twitter.com/eiAKTwSdSs — Mike Smithson (@MSmithsonPB) June 15, 2019 Politics has been turned upside down Mike Smithson Follow @MSmithsonPB Tweet ... read more
    Source: Political BettingPublished on 15-06-19
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  • Cleansing the Platforms: YouTube, Censorship and Grievance
    Stripping the altars, burning the heretics and cleansing the stables are the usual fare of a morally crazed order. The engaged agents think they have found the reason for existence and need to bother everybody else about it. Some of this can be a very dangerous thing indeed – at ... read more
    Source: OffGuardianPublished on 15-06-19
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  • The real driver behind Johnson’s CON MP campaign has been Gavin Williamson, not Lynton Crosby
    Marf cartoon first appeared after Williamson was sacked A guest slot by The Kitchen Cabinet There are some events that seem unimportant and innocuous at the time but which have far reaching consequences on the longer-term. Historically, the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand in 1914 is the biggest example, an ... read more
    Source: Political BettingPublished on 15-06-19
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  • THE SATURDAY ESSAY: Our Parliament is like the EU – it can’t be changed from within
    ‘Give us the tools and we’ll finish the job’ was a famous slogan as the Second World War came to an end. To be unusually vulgar at the outset today, we are not short of tools in ... read more
    Source: The Slog – An incorrigible Cognitive DissidentPublished on 15-06-19
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  • Boris will be the next prime minister. Then what?
    Airy assertions and motivational phrases do not deliver deals or organise governments The landslide victory for Boris in the first round of the Tory leadership contest comes close by itself to assuring him of the outright win. Even at the 1/5 odds currently widely quoted, he’s still value. Put ... read more
    Source: Political BettingPublished on 15-06-19
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  • The Hitlerization of Jeremy Corbyn (Among Others)
    CJ Hopkins Every time you think the corporatocracy’s manufactured anti-Semitism hysteria cannot possibly get more absurd, they somehow manage to outdo themselves. OK, stay with me now, because this is a weird one. Apparently, American Hitler and his cronies are conspiring with some secret group of “Jewish leaders” to stop ... read more
    Source: OffGuardianPublished on 15-06-19
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  • Weekend Open Post 15 June 2019
    All Yours ... read more
    Source: BBC BiasedPublished on 14-06-19
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  • When, exactly, were the “good old days”?
    How many decades back do you have to go before people no longer believe things were better then? A common topic for polling is whether life was better at a certain point in the past: the 50s, the 60s, the 70s... These surveys invariably find that many believe in the ... read more
    Source: YouGovPublished on 14-06-19
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  • WATCH: US economist urges covert violence to provoke war with Iran
    Many believe war with the Islamic Republic of Iran has been the dream of some hardcore neocons in Washington since at least 2001. Back in 2012 former employee of the IMF and current economist for the World Bank, Patrick Clawson, provided fuel for this belief when he was videoed obliquely ... read more
    Source: OffGuardianPublished on 14-06-19
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  • Boris and the illusion of unity
    “To govern is to choose. To appear to be unable to choose is to appear to be unable to govern.” – Nigel Lawson There was a time, not long ago although it seems a world away now, when the electoral pitch of the Conservative Party strongly featured its ... read more
    Source: Political BettingPublished on 14-06-19
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  • Counting Esther McVey’s record on employment
    “My record: 1,000 more jobs per day … 1m more disabled people in work”. Esther McVey MP, 3 June 2019 Last week Conservative MP Esther McVey tweeted a clip of herself on the Victoria Derbyshire show discussing her record at the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and ... read more
    Source: FullFact.orgPublished on 14-06-19
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  • We can’t explicitly link 130,000 preventable deaths to austerity
    “Austerity to blame for 130,000 ‘preventable’ UK deaths” The Observer, 1 June 2019 “Austerity has caused the deaths of over 130,000 human beings in Britain” Francesca Martinez, 13 June 2019 This figure is based on the findings of a new report by the Institute for Public ... read more
    Source: FullFact.orgPublished on 14-06-19
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  • This supposed Chuka Umunna tweet doesn’t seem to be real
    This morning Conservative MP Steve Double shared an image supposedly of a tweet from Chuka Umunna, the former Labour and Change UK MP who yesterday announced he would be joining the Liberal Democrats. Conservative MP James Cleverly also appears to have retweeted then deleted the image. The image claims to ... read more
    Source: FullFact.orgPublished on 14-06-19
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  • These food facts are mostly incorrect or misleading
    A video claiming to show “shocking secrets of the food industry” has been shared hundreds of times on social media. However, some of the claims are incorrect, while others are misleading. Firstly, the video shows wax being washed off an apple and it claims that shops buy apples that are ... read more
    Source: FullFact.orgPublished on 14-06-19
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