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‘At what cost?’ – George Osborne torn apart by Twitter after hailing austerity’s success

By ethan / March 2, 2018

A celebratory tweet from ex-Tory chancellor George Osborne was attacked on Twitter. The now-Evening Standard editor hailed “the national effort” to decrease public spending – he was soon reminded the cost of his “savings.” The UK’s public finances have improved but only after the introduction of major austerity measures, most of which have impacted the […]

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TERF-ed out: Radical feminists could be barred from Bristol Uni events over transgender exclusion

By ethan / March 2, 2018

Feminists who refuse to recognize transgender women as women could be banned from speaking at a UK university. Bristol students’ union wants to ‘no-platform’ so-called Trans-Exclusionary Radical Feminists (TERFs). The ‘TERF’ speakers denounce trans women as not “real,” and claim they have no authority to speak on women’s issues because they were born a different […]

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Brits recruited by Ukrainian Neo-Nazi paramilitary organizations

By ethan / March 2, 2018

Ukrainian Neo-Nazi groups involved in fighting in eastern Ukraine are actively seeking to recruit British far-right activists. The anti-fascist watchdog has warned that at least two Britons have recently travelled to Ukraine. Hope not Hate (HNH), a UK based advocacy group, detailed that the Ukrainian fascist militia Azov battalion and connected groups have been recruiting […]

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Theresa May needs a miracle in keynote Brexit speech after a week of attacks

By ethan / March 1, 2018

Theresa May could regret planning her (latest) key Brexit speech for a Friday, as it has left the rest of the week free for a whole range of political heavyweights to pre-empt and undermine her. Two former British prime ministers, the Irish leader, the leader of the opposition and the EU’s key negotiators have all […]

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