Monthly Archives: September 2017

Independent media or the BBC to blame for trust collapse? Take a look

The SKWAWKBOX As the SKWAWKBOX pointed out earlier, the BBC’s Nick Robinson blames independent (and almost exclusively left) media for the collapse in public trust of the ‘MSM’ (mainstream media) – but the BBC’s own report on its activities damns … Continue reading

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Tories’ evil sanction regime in a horrific nutshell

The SKWAWKBOX The Tories have been censured by the UN for their vile abuse of disabled people and benefit claimants – not a fact that you will see much mentioned in the mainstream media, apart from small articles tucked away … Continue reading

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Leaked, tragic letter: govt knew #Grenfell waiting to happen. Will inquiry ignore?

The SKWAWKBOX As the government’s public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower disaster begins, exactly three months after the terrible events took place, minds are turning again with interest that should never have waned to the fire that took so many … Continue reading

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Journo-bias table: creator talks rationale, updated version

The SKWAWKBOX As the SKWAWKBOX recently covered, a ‘political commentator bias’ table published by Twitter user @the_awakened caused consternation among many journalists, matched by equal parts of interest and amusement among the politically-interested, Twitter-using public, by ranking journalists and commentators … Continue reading

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The EU and the slow coup against Jeremy Corbyn

Originally posted on Against Reaction:
Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership of the Labour Party poses a threat to the rule of big business. This much is clear from the panic currently gripping the establishment, both inside and outside of the Labour Party.…

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Tories reeling after SIX by-election losses as #CorbynSurge continues

The SKWAWKBOX Last night was dubbed ‘Super Thursday’ by some media outlets because it saw no fewer than fourteen council by-elections. It wasn’t ‘super’ for a Tory party now reeling from losses to Labour – and even two seats to the … Continue reading

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Desperate minority govt trying to bypass democracy

The SKWAWKBOX As the Huffington Post pointed out yesterday, the government is trying to rig Parliament by passing a rule on the composition of parliamentary committees to guarantee a Tory majority on the ‘powerhouses of all prospective laws’. Not content … Continue reading

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