Monthly Archives: August 2017

New Tory youth movement ‘Activate’ deletes webpage after ridicule

Originally posted on Pride's Purge:
Oh dear. The Tories have launched a new organisation called ‘Activate‘ in a vain attempt to capture the youth vote. The organisation is supposed to be run by and for young people. But if…

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BBC silence on #ToryElectionFraud2 kills even pretence of impartiality

Originally posted on The SKWAWKBOX:
If you get your news from the BBC, you may well have no idea that the Tories are now being investigated for serious, multi-faceted election fraud in the recent General Election affecting no fewer than ten seats…

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This ‘journo-bias table’ looks set to go viral

Originally posted on The SKWAWKBOX:
Twitter account @the_awakened appears to have set a cat among pigeons with a tweet of a spreadsheet table showing his/her assessment of British journalists and their political position or bias: The table is causing a…

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Opportunism meets genius to give NHS staff a boost and Hunt palpitations

Originally posted on The SKWAWKBOX:
Sharp-eyed, quick-witted NHS supporters ‘Elle M Bee’ and friends combined opportunism with a stroke of genius to make Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt’s life uncomfortable – and to give a much-needed morale-boost to junior doctors and…

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Fin Times writer tries to troll SKWAWKBOX. Backfires hilariously

Originally posted on The SKWAWKBOX:
This morning, the excellent Labour MP Laura Pidcock tweeted about the fantastic interview she gave to the SKWAWKBOX a couple of weeks ago. Happy days. Sebastian Payne, political leader writer for the Financial Times decided…

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Tories boast re disadvantaged uni students. And of course they lie

Originally posted on The SKWAWKBOX:
The Conservatives’ Facebook page has posted a boast about an increase in the number of students from a disadvantaged background going to university. They were lying: As Facebook user Mark Attwood pointed out, the claim…

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Huge privatisation by firm linked to Crosby

Originally posted on The SKWAWKBOX:
The huge financial services group, Macquarie, has announced the completion of its £2.3bn purchase of the UK’s Green Investment Bank. This marks the second major purchase of a UK institution by the Australian corporation, which…

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