Month: May 2024

The privatisation of water

The privatisation of water in the UK has proven to be a significant failure. This is evidenced by a series of disastrous incidents involving major water companies like Severn Trent, Thames Water, and South West Water. These companies have faced severe criticism for mismanagement, environmental damage, and public health risks. Meanwhile, their executives continue to

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Schools in England Face Government Clampdown on Gender Identity

In a move reminiscent of right-wing fearmongering, the UK government has unveiled draft guidance to prohibit teaching gender identity in English schools. This guidance aligns with the Conservative Party’s attempts to garner support from reactionary elements within their base. It echoes the baseless myths propagated by extremists. Sources within the government disclosed to the BBC

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Profit and Safety

The recent safety incidents involving Boeing and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) underscore the risks of close ties between regulatory bodies and profit-driven corporations in the aviation industry. Boeing’s profit-oriented approach, coupled with its influence over FAA oversight, highlights the inherent dangers to safety in a capitalist system. Intense scrutiny has focused on Boeing’s relationship

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A Case for Supporting Green Party Success

In the wake of recent local election victories across England, the Green Party has demonstrated its growing appeal and potential influence in shaping local governance. The remarkable success in Bristol, where the Greens emerged as the largest party, is just one highlight of their expanding reach. This triumph underscores a compelling argument for considering the

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How the @EBU_HQ’s Handling of #Eurovision Let Down the Spirit of the Contest

The Eurovision Song Contest, a celebration of music and unity across Europe, should be a stage free from controversy and politics. Yet, recent events have highlighted significant failings within the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) that threaten the very essence of this iconic event. From accusations of bias and breaches of fairness to the discomforting exploitation

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Challenging Stereotypes: Women and Sexual Sadism

In discussions surrounding sexual sadism and extreme criminal behaviour, there’s often a pervasive assumption that men predominantly perpetrate such acts. This belief can sometimes be used to support discriminatory views, including within certain circles of trans-exclusive radical feminists. However, recent cases highlight the fallacy of this assumption and emphasize the importance of addressing criminal behaviour

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Why Anas Sarwar’s Views on Gender Are Transphobic

Scottish Labour leader Anas Sarwar’s recent comments on gender recognition and single-sex spaces have sparked controversy and rightly so. In an interview with Radio Times, Sarwar displayed a fundamental misunderstanding of transgender issues and perpetuated harmful stereotypes. His statements not only undermine the rights and dignity of transgender individuals but also reveal a concerning lack

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