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Tories BOW to wealthy antiques dealers and DROP ban on elephant ivory in manifesto

The most powerful UK antique traders association is the British Antique Dealers’ Association – whose president is Tory MP and pal of Theresa May, Lady Victoria Borwick. Foxes, badgers, robins and now ELEPHANTS: hidden manifesto plan by Tories to allow … Continue reading

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Propaganda and the UK Press – Who Owns The Media?

Britain has one of the most concentrated media environments in the world, with 3 companies in control of 71% of national newspaper circulation and 5 companies in command of 81% of local newspaper titles. The hacking scandal and its aftermath … Continue reading

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Democracy Doesn’t Work Unless You Participate

A few things to consider… When Theresa May tells you Tories respect the armed forces, remember the veterans who died after benefits sanctions (independent) … link Tory lead over Labour slips in latest election polls (metro) … link Voter registration … Continue reading

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UK ‘Snooper’s Charter’ Nearly Law

Illustration by R. Kikuo Johnson The Investigatory Powers Bill has passed its third reading in the House of Lords and will soon become law. For the first time, security services will be able to hack into computers, networks, mobile devices, … Continue reading

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Government Caught Changing Wikipedia

Government Wiki edits downplay high profile killings Wednesday 06 August 2014 UK Fatima Manji, Channel 4 News A Channel 4 News investigation reveals Wikipedia edits to pages on Jean Charles de Menezes, Lee Rigby and Damilola Taylor made from government … Continue reading

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